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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.... "
The Bachelor's Wife: A Selection of Curious and Interesting Extracts, with ... - Page 144
by John Galt - 1824 - 444 pages
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Reuben Apsley, Volume 1

Horace Smith - 1827
...the country ? But after all, Reuben, this is much better than a Popish plot, hem !" K 2 CHAPTER VII. Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...arms I fly. — True, a new mistress now I chase, The fii-st foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. — Yet this...
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Ancient ballads and songs; with notices, including original poetry. By T. Lyle

Ancient ballads - 1827
...melodious. Expressions delicate and luxurious. Works numerous, and chiefly upon religious subjects. TO LUCASTA. TELL me not, sweet, I am unkind, That...the nunnery Of thy chaste breast, and quiet mind, True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith embrace, A...
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Reginald Trevor, or, The Welsh loyalists

Edward Trevor Anwyl - 1829
...That from the nunnery Ol.thy chiisio breast, anil quiet uiiml, To war and arms 1 fly. •' True : & new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field ; • And with a stronger faith embrace A swunl , a horse, a shield. " Yet this inconstancy is such. As yon, too, shaJI adore ; I could net love...
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The Buccaneer: A Tale, Volume 1

Mrs. S. C. Hall - Pirates - 1833
...most sweetly. You too, had you heard him, would have listened a second tune;— THE BUCCANEER. 41 i '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 inconstancy is such As you, too, shall adore— I could not...
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The Court Magazine and Belle Assemblée, Volume 2

English literature - 1833
...heart. Nor is Suckling less, or less deservedly known. Let one from Lovelace for the present suffice. TO LUCASTA. Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste heart and quiet mind. To war and arms I fly. True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1836
...modern verse. Another specimen, and let it be from Lovelace— like Carew, a courtier and cavalier — Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That, from the nunnery...I fly. True, a new mistress now I chase, The first fu* in the field ; And with a stronger f.iith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy...
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Rob of the bowl

John Pendleton Kennedy - 1839
...gallants there, and I confess a favour for it because it hath a stirring relish. It runs thus : ' Tell rue not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of...chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arms I fly. 1 True, a new mistress, now I chase, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith embrace...
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Reliques of ancient English poetry: consisting of old heroic ballads, songs ...

English poetry - 1839
...the nunnerie Of thy chaste hreast and quiet minde To v arre and armes I flie. True, a new mistresse now I chase, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith imhrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such. As you too shall adore ; I could...
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Arundines Cami; sive, Musarum Cantabrigiensium lusus canori, collegit atque ...

Cam river - 1841
...nunnerie Of thy chaste heart and quiet mind, To war and arms I flie. Another mistress hence I chace, The first foe in the field, And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. LOVELACE. TO AN EDITOR. So rude and senseless are thy lays, The weary audience vows, Tis not the Arcadian...
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Llewelyn's heir; or North Wales, its manners, customs and superstitions ...

Llewelyn (fict.name.) - 1846
...r London: Printed by STRWABT and Muuuir, Old Bailey. LLEWELYVS HEIK. CHAPTER I. Tell me not, love, I am unkind;— That from the nunnery Of thy chaste...stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Ox the arrival of the party at Glyn Llewelyn, it might have been imagined that they had been absent...
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