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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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The Might and Mirth of Literature: A Treatise on Figurative Language. In ...

John Walker Vilant Macbeth - English language - 1875 - 542 pages
...Caesar, General Alexander." Richard Lovelace, whose style is very elegant, gives us a noble sentiment : " Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind ; That from the nunnery...thy chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arms I flee. Yet this inconstancy is such As you, too, should adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much,...
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The Young Englishwoman

BEETON - 1875
..."To Lucasta, on Going to the Wars," by Richard Lovelace, who wrote in the seventeenth century : — " Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind— That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind, To war and агтз 1 fiy. True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - American poetry - 1875 - 352 pages
...love, And in my sou! am free, — Angels alone that soar above Enjoy such liberty. TO LUCA8TA. TF.IL 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 embrace...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 118

England - 1875
...— " Tell 'me not, sweet, I am unkinde, That from the nunnerie Of thy chaste breast and quiet minde, To war and arms I fly : True, a new mistress now I chase, The nrst foe in the field, And with a stronger faith embrace i A sword, a horse, a shield : Yet this inconstancy...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1876
...love, And in my sou! am free, — Angels alone that soar above Enjoy such liberty. TO LT/CASTA. TF.LL 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. Loved...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - Authors, English - 1876
...Like the sun's in early ray ; But shake your head, and scatter day ! To Lucasta, on going to the Wars. 1689. differences, ; Anil with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As you...
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Literary curiosities and eccentricities, in prose and verse, ed. by W.A ...

Literary curiosities - 1876
...Both fade at evening, pale and gone. Matthew Prior, 1664-1 72 1 . 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. gene he is w: from butto Ed reflec Th world miss Th ever> ell 0i and i unalli the si Hu is coi the...
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Wine and walnuts

Literary curiosities - 1876
...Both fade at evening, pale and gone. Matthew Prior, \ 664-1 72 1 . TO LUCASTA, ON GOING TO THE WARS. TELL me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind, True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith embrace A...
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A NEW LIBRARY OF POETRY AND SONG

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT - 1876
...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, should adore ; I could...
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Ballads of Battle and Bravery

William Gordon McCabe - Ballads - 1879 - 153 pages
...the nnnnerie Of thy chaste breast and qniet minde To warre and armea I flee. Trne, 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 snch As yon, too, shonld adore ; I conld...
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