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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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Folk Songs

John Williamson Palmer - Folk songs - 1861 - 466 pages
...nunnerie Of thy chaste breast and quiet minde To warre and armes I flee. 161 True, a new mistresse now I chase, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith imbraee A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As you, too, shall adore ; I could...
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Prison Books and Their Authors

John Alfred Langford - Authors, English - 1861 - 357 pages
...HIS GOING TO THE WARS. " Tell me not, fweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chafte breaft, and quiet mind, To war and arms I fly. " True, a new miftrefs now I chace, The full foe in the field 5 And, with a ftronger faith, embrace A fword, a horfe,...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

English poetry - 1863 - 405 pages
...may for ever tarry. LXXXIII TO LUCASTA, ON GOING TO THE WARS * I "'ELL me not, Sweet, I am unkind JL That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet...and arms I fly. / True, a new mistress now I chase, I The first foe in the field ; \ And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet...
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Lucasta: The Poems of Richard Lovelace,esq. Now First Edited, and the Text ...

Richard Lovelace, William Carew Hazlitt - 1864 - 293 pages
...nunnerie Of thy chaste breast and quiet minde To warre and armes I flic. n. True : a new Mistresse now I chase, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith imbrace A sword, a horse, a shield. m. Yet this inconstancy is such, As you too shall adore ; I could...
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Rob of the Bowl: A Legend of St. Inigoe's

John Pendleton Kennedy - Maryland - 1866 - 432 pages
...by the gallants there, and I confess a favor for it because it has a stirring relish. It runs thus : 'Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. ' Tet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore : I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved...
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The Poetical Keepsake: Consisting of the Sweetest Poems

American poetry - 1866 - 480 pages
...will not love, Nothing can make her : — The devil take her. TO LUCASTA, ON HIS GOING TO THE WARS. TELL me not, Sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Vet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore ; I could not love thee, Dear ! so much, Lov'd...
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Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek verse, by ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1866
...the nunnerie of thy chaste breast and quiet minde to warre and armes I flee. True, a new mistresse now I chase, the first foe in the field ; and with a stronger faith imbrace a sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such as you too shall adore; I could not...
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Melodies and Madrigals: Mostly from the Old English Poets

Richard Henry Stoddard - Ballads, English - 1866 - 206 pages
...am free, Angels alone, that soar above, Enjoy such liberty. TO LUC AST A. GOING TO THE WARS. [1646.] TELL me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chafle breaft and quiet mind To war and arms I fly. True, a new miflress no-M I chase, The firft foe...
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Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 383 pages
...generous heart, Than all the crooked subtleties of art. BUCKINGHAM. To Lucasta, on going to the Wars. TELL me not, Sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith embrace f A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore ; I could not love...
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The Lovers' Dictionary: A Poetical Treasury of Lovers' Thoughts, Fancies ...

English poetry - 1867 - 789 pages
...love is innocent. Byron. 77 HONOUR AND LOVE. TELL me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the memory Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind, To war and arms I fly. True, a new mistress now l chase ; — The first foe in the field, And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield....
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