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" 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. Yet this... "
Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed, an Historical ... - Page 275
by George Ellis - 1811
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which ..., Volume 3

English poets - 1801
...the sun in 's early ray, But shake your head and scatter day ! SONG. To Lucasta. Going to the -war*. TELL me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...To war and arms I fly. True, a new mistress now I cbace, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet...
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The Lyre of Love ...

Peter L. Courtier - Love poetry - 1806
...eyes Can speak like spirits unconfin'd In heaven, their earthy bodies left behind. TO LUCASTA, ON HIS GOING TO THE WARS. TELL me not, Sweet, I am unkind,...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. Yet...
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Selection of Poems ...

Charles Snart - Poetry - 1808
...zeal — She gives the highest prizes. Ibid. LINES By Sir Richard Lovelace to Ait Mistress, on his going to the Wars. TELL me not, sweet, I am unkind,...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....
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Lucasta: Epodes, Odes, Sonnets, Songs, &c. &c. To which is Added, Aramantha ...

Richard Lovelace - English poetry - 1817
...unconfin'd In heav'n, their earthy bodies left behind. SONG. SET BV MR. JOHAT I^STJERE. Žo JCucagta, GOING TO THE WARS. TELL me not, sweet, I am unkind,...the nunnery Of thy chaste breast, and quiet mind, ' POEMS. True ; a new mistress now I chasc, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith...
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Kentish poets, a series of writers, natives of or residents in ..., Volume 2

Rowland Freeman - 1821
...the third stanza in particular is excellent : it has hitherto escaped the notice of our collectors. SONG. To LUCASTA, going to the Wars. Tell me not,...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....
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Kentish Poets: A Series of Writers in English Poetry, Natives ..., Volumes 1-2

Rowland Freeman - Authors, English - 1821
...the third stanza in particular is excellent : it has hitherto escaped the notice of our collectors. SONG. To LUCASTA, going to the Wars. Tell me not,...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....
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 4

Henry Southern - 1821
...occurs, in the book, worthy of notice, is a most elegant little song, addressed to Lucasta, ' on his going to the wars.' " Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind,...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....
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 4

Books - 1821
...occurs, in the book, worthy of notice, is a most elegant little song, addressed to Lucasta, ' on his going to the wars.' " Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind,...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....
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The Lady's Magazine and Museum, Volume 11

English literature - 1837
...Lovelace, who died in misery, after long confinement by Cromwell, in the Gatehouse at Westminster : — " Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...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 steed, a shield. "...
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The bachelor's wife, a selection of curious and interesting extracts

John Galt - 1824
...nothing more worthy of his best music than the following pretty little song by Lovelace." TO LUCASTA. " Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...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....
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