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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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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1871 - 789 pages
...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 irabrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As you, too, should adore ; I could...
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Songs of Home: Selected from Many Sources ; with Numerous Illustrations from ...

American poetry - 1871 - 176 pages
...the nvmnerie 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...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1872 - 558 pages
...my soul am free, Angels alone that soar above Enjoy such liberty. TO LUCASTA, ON GOING TO THE WAB8. 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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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1874 - 534 pages
...I'll deck and crown thy head with bays. And love thee more and more. OF MONTKOSE. TO LUCASTA. TELI. me not, sweet. I am unkind, That from the nunnery...in the field; And with a stronger faith embrace A swonl, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore; I could not love thee,...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1874 - 534 pages
...before; I'll deck and crown thy head with bays, And love thee more and more. MABtJUIS OF MONTROSE. TO LUCASTA. TELL, me not, sweet, I am unkind, That...thy chaste breast and quiet mind, To war and arms I Ily. True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith embrace...
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Dawn to daylight; or, Gleams from the poets of twelve centuries

Dawn - 1874 - 298 pages
...dries up ; the star is shot ; The flight is past ; and man forgot. RICHARD LOVELACE. 1618—1658. ELL me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...thy chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arms I flv.TO ALTHEA FROM PRISON True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field ; And with a...
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Aids to classical study. Ser.2 [of the work by J.G. Sheppard and D.W. Turner ...

Dawson William Turner - 1874
...comfort, love, It may bring to thee ! Translate into Latin Sapphics. (B~) Tell me not, sweet, I am unbind That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind To war ana arms I fly. True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1875 - 534 pages
...was known before ; I'll deck and crown thy head with bays, And love thee more and more. OF MONTROSE. TO LUCASTA. TELL me not, sweet, I am unkind, That...True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the Held; And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1875 - 534 pages
...head with bays, And love thee more and more. MAKO.UIS OF MOXTROSE. TO LUCASTA. TELL me not, sweet. 1 am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast,...True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the Held; And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1875 - 534 pages
...before; I'll deck and crown thy head with bays. And love thee more and more. MAlttjUlS OF MONTBOSE. TO LUCASTA. TELL me not, sweet, I am unkind, That...thy chaste breast and quiet mind, To war and arms 1 fly. True, a new mistress now I chase, The flr.-tfoe in the field; And with a stronger faith embrace...
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