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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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Lectures on the British Poets, Volume 1

Henry Reed - English poetry - 1857 - 408 pages
...wars, and reconciles, with equal truth and grace of feeling, the soldier's and the lover's duty : — " Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That, from the nunnery...thy chaste breast and quiet mind, To war and arms 1 fly. *' True, a new mistress now I chase, — The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith...
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Rob of the Bowl: A Legend of St. Inigoe's

John Pendleton Kennedy - Maryland - 1860 - 432 pages
...not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind To war and anus I fly. * True, a new mistress, now I chase, The first...stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. 4 Tet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore : I could not love thoe, dear, so much, Loved...
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Rob of the Bowl: A Legend of St. Inigoe's

John Pendleton Kennedy - Maryland - 1860 - 432 pages
...a favor for it because it has a stirring relish. It runs thus : ' Tell me not, sweet, I am nnklnd, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet...war and arms I fly. ' True, a new mistress, now I chnse, The first foe in the field; And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. 4...
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ROB OF THE BOWL.

J.P. KEDDNEDY - 1860
...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 Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arras I fly. ' True, a new mistress, now I chase, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs ...

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1860 - 558 pages
...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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History of the English language and literature

English language - 1861
...tender, — as, for instance, in his doubly gallant little epigram — TO LUCASTA, ON GOING TO THE WARS. Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field j And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As you,...
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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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