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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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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - Authors, English - 1876
...Like the sun's in early ray ; But shake your head, and scatter day ! To Lucasta, on going to the Wars. 1689. differences, ; Anil with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As you...
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Literary curiosities and eccentricities, in prose and verse, ed. by W.A ...

Literary curiosities - 1876
...Both fade at evening, pale and gone. Matthew Prior, 1664-1 72 1 . TO LUCASTA, ON GOING TO THE WARS. TELL me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...chaste breast and quiet mind, To war and arms I fly. gene he is w: from butto Ed reflec Th world miss Th ever> ell 0i and i unalli the si Hu is coi the...
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Wine and walnuts

Literary curiosities - 1876
...Both fade at evening, pale and gone. Matthew Prior, \ 664-1 72 1 . TO LUCASTA, ON GOING TO THE WARS. TELL me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from 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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A NEW LIBRARY OF POETRY AND SONG

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT - 1876
...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, should adore ; I could...
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Ballads of Battle and Bravery

William Gordon McCabe - Ballads - 1879 - 153 pages
...the nnnnerie Of thy chaste breast and qniet minde To warre and armea I flee. Trne, 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 snch As yon, too, shonld adore ; I conld...
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Gems of national poetry. Compiled and ed. by mrs. Valentine

Laura Valentine - 1880
...like spirits unconfined In heaven, their earthly bodies left behind. TO LUCASTA. GOING TO THE WARs. TELL me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...— The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger love embrace A sword, a horse, a shield Vet this inconstancy is such As you, too, shall adore : I could...
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Reliques of ancient English poetry, by T. Percy

English poetry - 1880
...the nunnerie Of thy chaste breast and quiet minde. To warre and armes I flie. 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...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 1-2

Robert Chambers - American literature - 1880
...sweet, I am unkind, And with a stronger faith embrace That, from the nunnery A eword, a horse, a shield. Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind, To war and arms I fly. Yet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore ; True, a new mistress now I chase, I could not...
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The Family Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best ...

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1880 - 1065 pages
...am uiikindc, That from the nunnerie Of thy chaste breast and quiet minde, To warre and armes I flee. my Jamie at the sea — And Auld Kobin Gray came a-courti Held ; And with a stronger faith imhrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As...
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Tender and True: Poems of Love

Mary Wilder Tileston - American poetry - 1881 - 180 pages
...their earthly bodies left behind. Richard Lovelace. To Lucasta. TO LUCASTA. OX GOING TO THE WARS. 107 me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...thy chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arms I flee. True, a new mistress now I chase, — The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith...
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