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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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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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Lyra elegantiarum, a collection of some of the best specimens of vers de ...

Frederick Locker- Lampson - 1867
...believe I have her heart, As much as she has mine. Sir John Suckling. TO LUCASTA, ON GOING TO THE WARS. TELL me not, Sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of your chaste breast and quiet mind, To war and arms I fly. True, a new mistress now I chase, The first...
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The Garland of Poetry for the Young: A Selection in Four Parts

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - 1868
...last. Sir John Dcnham, in 1645. • XXIV. GOING TO THE WARS. rj^ELL me not, sweet, I am unkind, _I_ That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet...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, Lov'd...
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Smaller specimens of English literature, with notes. Ed. by W. Smith

sir William Smith - 1869
...yet hath all. 78. Biehard Lovelace. 1618-1658. (History, p. 106.) TO LUCASTA, ON GOING TO THE WARS. Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of your chastc breast and quiet mind, To war and anus I fly. 5 True, a new mistress now I chase, The first...
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Favourite English poems and poets

English poems - 1870 - 672 pages
...They show a deep devotion to his king and his mistress, and are both graceful and spirited.] '"PELL me 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 foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith...
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