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" GOING TO THE WARS Tell me not, Sweet, I am unkind That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind, To war and arms I fly. True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field; And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield.... "
Festival of Song: A Series of Evenings with the Poets - Page 39
by Frederick Saunders - 1866 - 376 pages
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Lectures and Addresses on Literary and Social Topics

Frederick William Robertson - 1858 - 308 pages
...of those glorious lines of Lovelace in reply to a reproach on account of absence caused by duty : " Yet this inconstancy is such As you, too, shall adore...love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more." Under the influence of imagination, selfishness became honour. Doubtless, the law of honour is only...
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Lectures on the British Poets, Volume 1

Henry Reed - English poetry - 1860
...wars, and reconciles, with equal truth and grace of feeling, the soldier's and the lover's duty: — " Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That, from the nunnery..."Yet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore : / could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more." This soldier's services in the cause...
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Rob of the Bowl: A Legend of St. Inigoe's

John Pendleton Kennedy - Maryland - 1860 - 432 pages
...not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind To war and anus I fly. * True, a new mistress, now I chase, The first...stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. 4 Tet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore : I could not love thoe, dear, so much, Loved...
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Rob of the Bowl: A Legend of St. Inigoe's

John Pendleton Kennedy - Maryland - 1860 - 432 pages
...a favor for it because it has a stirring relish. It runs thus : ' Tell me not, sweet, I am nnklnd, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet...war and arms I fly. ' True, a new mistress, now I chnse, The first foe in the field; And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. 4...
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ROB OF THE BOWL.

J.P. KEDDNEDY - 1860
...the gallants there, and I confess a favor for it because it has a stirring relish. It runs thus : ' Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arras I fly. ' True, a new mistress, now I chase, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger...
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The Loves and Heroines of the Poets

Richard Henry Stoddard - Love poetry - 1861 - 480 pages
...Like the Sun in 's early ray, But shake your head, and scatter day ! TO LUCA6TA, ON GOING TO THK WARS. Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. THK SCRt'TINT. Why should you say I am forsworn. Since thine I vowed to be? Lady, it is already morn,...
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The Loves and Heroines of the Poets

Richard Henry Stoddard - Love poetry - 1861 - 480 pages
...not, then, wind up that light In ribands, and o'ercloud in night, TO LUCASTA, OS GOING TO THB WARS. Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. THE SCRUTINY. Why should you say I am forsworn. Since thine I vowed to be? Lady, it is already morn,...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1861 - 332 pages
...marry : For having lost but once your prime, You may for ever tarry. TO LUCASTA, ON GOING TO THE WARS Tell me not, Sweet, I am unkind That from the nunnery...love thee, Dear, so much, Loved I not Honour more. Colonel Lovelace LXXXIV ELIZABETH OF BOHEMIA You meaner beauties of the night, Which poorly satisfy...
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History of the English language and literature

English language - 1861
...tender, — as, for instance, in his doubly gallant little epigram — TO LUCASTA, ON GOING TO THE WARS. Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field j And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As you,...
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Folk Songs

John Williamson Palmer - Folk songs - 1861 - 466 pages
...161 True, a new mistresse now I chase, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith imbraee A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is...As you, too, shall adore ; I could not love thee, deare, so much, Loved I not honor more. RlCHARD LOVELACE. TUP: SHEPHERD TO HIS LOVE. COME live with...
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