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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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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...Like the sun's in early ray ; But shake your head, and scatter day I r To Luauta, on going to the Wan. 4 chatte breast and quiet mind, , To war and arms I fly. True, a new mistress now I chase, The first...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1850
...Like the sun's in early ray ; But shake your head, and scatter day 1 To Lucasta, on going to the Wart, wo exercise, like twins of honour, Our arms again,...and feel our fiery horses Like proud seas under us, anus 1 By. True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1852 - 558 pages
...my soul am free, Angels alone that soar above Enjoy such liberty. TO LUCASTA, ON GOING 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, Yet...
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Albion and Erin in Poems of Th. Moore, Lord Byron, R. Burns, P.B. Shelley ...

Victor von Arentsschild - English poetry - 1851 - 559 pages
...from the nunnerie Of thy chante breast and qniet mimic To warre and armes l Hie. True, a new mistresse now I chase, The first foe in the field; And with a stronger faith imbrace A »word, a hnrse, a shield. Yet thi« inconstancy in such, AH yon too shall adore; 1 could...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1852 - 558 pages
...my soul am free, Angels alone that soar above Enjoy such liberty. 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. ON LELY'S PORTRAIT OF CHARLES THE FIRST. See what an humble bravery doth shine, And grief triumphant...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 20

1854
...not ask for wine :" and Lovelace — gentle Lovelace who sang of " Althea," and to this day murmurs: Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mimi To war and arms I fly. There were poets in those days ! and they spoke with the fresh, pure voice...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1854
...nunnerie Of thy chaste breast and quiet minde, To \varre 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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Recollections of a Literary Life

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1855 - 558 pages
...my soul am free, Angels alone that soar above Enjoy such liberty. TO LUCASTA, ON GOING 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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Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion

St. George Tucker - Bacon's Rebellion, 1676 - 1857 - 356 pages
...atoned for all the vanity and foppishness of their unhappy author. " Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, If from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind,...foe in the field, And with a stronger faith embrace The sword, the horse, the shield. "Yet, this inconstancy is such As yon too shall adore ; I had not...
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Memoirs of the Loves of the Poets: Biographical Sketches of Women Celebrated ...

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Women in literature - 1857 - 517 pages
...joining the army, he wrote that beautiful song to his mistress, which has been so often quoted, — Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arms I fly. And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As you too...
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