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" Tell fortune of her blindness ; Tell nature of decay; Tell friendship of unkindness ; Tell justice of delay: And if they will reply, Then give them all the lie. Tell arts they have no soundness, But vary by esteeming ; Tell schools they want profoundness,... "
Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads - Page 137
1819
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Specimens of the Early English Poets, Volume 1

George Ellis - English poetry - 1790 - 323 pages
...want profoundnefs, And fland too much on feeming. If arts and fchools reply, Give arts and fchools the lie. Tell faith it's 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...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which ..., Volume 2

English poets - 1801
...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...when thou hast, as I Commanded thee, done blabbing ; Although to give the lie Deserves no less than stabbing ; Yet stab at thee who will, No stab the...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed an ..., Volume 1

George Ellis - English poetry - 1803 - 458 pages
...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, manhood shakes off pity, Tell, virtue least preferreth. And if they do reply, Spare not to give the...
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Selection of Poems ...

Charles Snart - Poetry - 1808
...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 'tis fled the city, Tell how the country erreth ; Tell manhood shakes off pity, •••!•-. Tell...
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...lie, h wastethhoil°«r how it al, And ,( they do reply, they yiew "e them 5tm ^, fortune of her blind Tell faith it's fled 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 when thou hast, as I Commanded thee,...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed, an Historical ...

George Ellis - English poetry - 1811
...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...Tell how the country erreth, Tell, manhood shakes oil' pity, Tell, virtue least preferreth. And if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. So when...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets,: To which is Prefixed, an Historical ...

George Ellis - English poetry - 1811
...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, manhood shakes off pity, Tell, virtue least preferreth. And if they do reply, Spare not to give the...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...have no soundness, But vary by esteeming ; Tell Schools, they lack profoundness, And stand too much on seeming : If Arts and Schools reply, Give Arts and...Manhood shakes off pity ; Tell, Virtue least preferreth : VOL. II. 2 D And,, if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. So when thou hast, as I Commanded...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...have no soundness, But vary by esteeming ; Tell Schools, they lack 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; And, if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. So when thou hast, as I Commanded thee, done blabbing,...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 44

England - 1838
...schools they want profoundness, And stand too much on seeming ; If arts and schools reply, Give arts nnd 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...
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