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" Tell arts they have no soundness, But vary by esteeming ; Tell schools they want profoundness, And stand too much on seeming : If arts and schools reply, Give arts and schools the lie. Tell faith it's fled the city; Tell how the country erreth ; Tell... "
Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed, an Historical ... - Page 336
by George Ellis - 1811
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Drinking songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

Ballads, English - 1783
...fled the city ; Tell how the country erreth ; Tell, manhood fhakes ' off" pity ; Tell, virtue leaft ' preferreth :' And, if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. So, when thou haft, as I Commanded thee, done blabbing, Becaufe to give the lie Deferves no lefs than ftabbing, Stab...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which ..., Volume 2

English poets - 1801
...schools the lie. Tell faith it's fled the city, Tell how the country erreth, Tell, manhood shakes off pity, Tell, virtue least preferreth. And if they do...stab at thee who will, No stab the soul can kill. The Nymph's Reply to the passionate Shepherd. IF that the world and love were young, And truth in every...
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Selection of Poems ...

Charles Snart - Poetry - 1808
...manhood shakes off pity, •••!•-. Tell virtue least preferreth : And if they do reply, •• .C Spare not to give the lie. So when thou hast, as I...stabbing; Yet stab at thee who will, No stab the soul can kiil. Sir Walter Raleigh. ELEGY, WRITTEN IN DECEMBER. THE chill storm blows, and never to return, In...
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...the city, Tell how the country erreth. Tell manhood shakes off pity, Tell virtue least preferred!. And if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. So...stab at thee who will, No stab the soul can kill. THE SILENT LOVER T)ASSIONS are liken'd best to floods and str •J- The shallow murmur, but the deep...
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...to give, tlie lie. : ,-ijte i * So when thou hasf,'arf';" Commanded thee, done blabbing ; Althongh, to give the lie Deserves no less than stabbing;. Yet stab at Litre who will, , • • .., 'No stab the soul can kill. THE SJLE3X LOVER. ' . "pASSIONS are likrnM...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets,: To which is Prefixed, an Historical ...

George Ellis - English poetry - 1811
...much on seeming. If arts and schools reply, Give arts and schools the lie. Tell, manhood shakes off pity, Tell, virtue least preferreth. And if they do reply, Spare not to give the He. So when them hast, as I Commanded thee, done blabbing : Although to give the lie Deserves no less...
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Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

Ballads, English - 1819
...the lie. Tell faith, it's fled the city ; Tell how the country erreth ; Tell, manhood shakes 'off' pity; Tell, virtue least 'preferreth ;' And, if they...when thou hast, as I Commanded thee, done blabbing, Because to give the lie Deserves no less than stabbing, Stab at thee he that will, No stab ' the' soul...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...seeming : If Arts and Schools reply, Give Arts and Schools the lie. Tell Faith, it's fled the city; And, if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie....stab at thee who will, No stab the soul can kill. WILLIAM CAMDEN * [1551—1623.] WlLLIAM CAMDEN, son of Sampson Camden, paper-stainer of Lichfield,...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...how the Country erreth ; Tell, Manhood shakes off pity ; Tell, Virtue least preferreth : VOL. II. 2 D And,, if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie....stab at thee who will, No stab the soul can kill. 403 WILLIAM CAMDEN.* [1551—1623.] WlLLIAM CAMDEN, son of Sampson Camden, paper-stainer of Lichfield,...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 44

England - 1838
...schools the lie. " Tell faith it's fled the city ; Tell how the country erreth ; Tell manhood shakes oft* pity ; Tell virtue least preferreth ; And if they do reply, Spare not to give the He." It seems to need no ghost, nor any man about to become one, to tell ug most of these things ;...
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