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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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Harper's Cyclopędia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - American poetry - 1881 - 958 pages
...soar above Enjoy such liberty. TO LCCASTA (ON GOING TO THE WARS). Tell me not, sweet, I am nukind, ly resigned: Content with poverty, my soul I arm; And virtue, thongh in rags, will keep mo - now mistress now I chase, The. first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith embrace A sword,...
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The Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - American poetry - 1881 - 1002 pages
...nunnerie Of thy chaste breast and quiet minde, To warre and armes I flee. 125 True, a new mistresse imbrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As you, too, should adore ; I could...
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Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - American poetry - 1882 - 958 pages
...free, Angels alone that soar above Enjoy such liberty. TO LUCASTA (ON GOING TO THE WARS). Tell inc / uow I chase, The first foe in the flcld ; Aud with a stronger fnith embrace A sword, a horse, a, shield....
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Proper pride [by B.M. Croker].

Bithia Mary Croker - 1882
...the general's with glorious news — we start for the front this day week." CHAPTEE II. AFGHANISTAN. True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in...stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. THE Seventeenth Hussars were duly forwarded to the frontier, and found that their final destination...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1882 - 332 pages
...but once your prime, You may for ever tarry. R. fierrick LXXXIII TO LUC AST A. 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. Trus, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith embrace A....
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - American poetry - 1882 - 882 pages
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Recollections of a Literary Life: And Selections from My Favourite Poets and ...

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1883 - 516 pages
...my soul am free, Angela alone that soar above Enjoy such liberty. TO LUOASTA, ON GOINQ TO THE WARS. Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...To war and arms I fly. True, a new mistress now I choose, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield....
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With the Poets: A Selection of English Poetry

Frederic William Farrar - English poetry - 1883 - 290 pages
...love, And in my soul am free, Angels alone, that soar above, Enjoy such liberty. GOING TO THE WARS. TELL me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind To wars and arms I fly. True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field, And with a stronger...
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