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" So cruel prison how could betide, alas, As proud Windsor? where I in lust and joy, With a King's son, my childish years did pass, In greater feast than Priam's sons of Troy. "
The bachelor's wife, a selection of curious and interesting extracts - Page 399
by John Galt - 1824
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which ..., Volume 2

English poets - 1801
...obtain her love. ' Prisoner in Windsor, he recounteth hispkasure there passed. [Abridged from 54 lines.] So cruel prison how could betide, alas, As proud Windsor...Troy : Where each sweet place returns a taste full sower! The large green courts, where we were wont to hove, With eyes cast up into the maiden's tower,...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed an ..., Volume 1

George Ellis - English poetry - 1803 - 458 pages
...Happy is he that can obtain her love. Prisoner in Windsor, he recounteth his pleasure there passed. So cruel prison how could betide, alas, As proud Windsor...a king's son my childish years did pass In greater feasts 3 than Priam's sons of Troy : Where each sweet place returns a taste full sower ! * The large...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets,: To which is Prefixed, an Historical ...

George Ellis - English poetry - 1811
...Happy is he that can obtain her love. Prisoner in Windsor, he recounteth his Pleasure there passed. So cruel prison how could betide, alas, As proud Windsor...a king's son my childish years did pass In greater feasts 3 than Priam's sons of Troy : Where each sweet place returns a taste full sower .'4 The large...
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Chaucer, 1400, to Beaumont, 1628

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...care decays, and yet my sorrow springs. A PRISONER IN WINDSOR CASTLE, HE REFLECTS ON PAST HAPPINESS. So cruel prison how could betide, alas ! As proud...green courts, where we were wont to hove, With eyes upcast unto the maiden's tower, And easy sighs, such as folk draw in love. The stately seats, the ladies...
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Effigies Poeticae, Or, The Portraits of the British Poets: Illustrated by ...

Barry Cornwall - Poets, English - 1824 - 112 pages
...Windsor, he wrote some graceful and touching verses, recounting "his pleasure there passed" — " when I, in lust and joy. With a king's son my childish...Priam's sons of Troy ; Where each sweet place returns a tasteful sour, And the large green, where we were wont to rove With eyes cast up into the maiden's...
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The Universal review; or, Chronicle of the literature of all nations, Volume 1

1824
...he wrote some graceful and touching verses, recounting ' his pleasure there passed' — " ' when I, With a king's son my childish years did pass, In greater...Priam's sons of Troy ; Where each sweet place returns a tasteful sour, And the large green, where we were wont to rove With eyes cast up into the maiden's...
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Historical and literary tour of a foriegner in England and Scotland [from ...

Joseph Jean M.C. Amédée Pichot - 1825
...describing Windsor, I will <juote the lines which he wrote during his captivity in the round tower. " So, cruel prison, how could betide, alas ! As proud...pass, In greater feast than Priam's sons of Troy." * * * # In the situation of the poet, as Warton observes, nothing can be more natural than the reflection...
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Historical and Literary Tour of a Foreigner in England and Scotland, Volume 1

Amédée Pichot - England - 1825
...describing Windsor, I will quote the lines which he wrote during his captivity in the round tower. " So, cruel prison, how could betide, alas ! As proud...pass, In greater feast than Priam's sons of Troy." * « * # In the situation of the poet, as Warton observes, nothing can be more natural than the reflection...
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The Windsor Guide, with a Brief Account of Eton

Windsor (Berkshire, England) - 1825 - 215 pages
...as the peculiar features of this kingly fortress, that our readers will excuse the digression :— So cruel prison how could betide, alas ! As proud...childish years did pass In greater feast than Priam's son of Troy : Where each sweet place returns a place full sower! The large green courts, where we wen:...
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Memoirs of the court of Henry the eighth, Volume 1

Katherine Thomson - 1826
...Hertfordshire; the two former * Nott's Life of Surrey, p. 10. f Warion, Hist. Eng. Poet, vol. iii. p. 3. " So cruel prison how could betide, alas ! " As proud...I in lust and joy, " With a king's son my childish d.ivs did pass, " In greater feast than Priam's sons of Troy." Surrey'* Poeiu, Noll's edit. 4to. p....
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