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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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Interpreting Literature

Kenneth Leslie Knickerbocker - Literature - 1985 - 1184 pages
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Reflections on the Puritan Revolution

Alfred Leslie Rowse - Art - 1986 - 261 pages
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Society, Politics and Culture: Studies in Early Modern England

Mervyn James, Mervyn Evans James - History - 1988 - 485 pages
...in the thick of battle with the Puritan foe, as in Lovelace's well-known poem: "... a new Mistresse now I chase/ The first Foe in the Field/ And with a stronger Faith imbrace/ A Sword, a Horse, a Shield". The attitude contrasts with the Puritan military stress on disciplined...
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Poetry in English: An Anthology

Macha Louis Rosenthal - Poetry - 1987 - 1196 pages
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The Elizabethan Hamlet

Arthur McGee - Literary Criticism - 1987 - 214 pages
...and nunneries were no longer the subjects for scurrilous jokes. Richard Lovelace in 1646 wrote to his Lucasta: Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from...chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arms I fly. And Milton in his // Penseroso: Come pensive Nun, devout and pure, Sober, steadfast, and demure. Thus...
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The Bedford Introduction to Literature

Michael Meyer - College readers - 1987 - 1782 pages
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Selected Poems

Richard Lovelace - Poetry - 1987 - 118 pages
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Synopsis, Volume 1

Middle Ages - 1988
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The Metaphysical Poets

Trevor James - English poetry - 1988 - 166 pages
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Fleeting Things: English Poets and Poems, 1616-1660

Gerald Hammond - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 394 pages
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