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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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Gems of national poetry. Compiled and ed. by mrs. Valentine

Laura Valentine - 1880
...like spirits unconfined In heaven, their earthly bodies left behind. TO LUCASTA. GOING TO THE WARs. TELL me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...— The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger love embrace A sword, a horse, a shield Vet this inconstancy is such As you, too, shall adore : I could...
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Reliques of ancient English poetry, by T. Percy

English poetry - 1880
...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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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 1-2

Robert Chambers - American literature - 1880
...sweet, I am unkind, And with a stronger faith embrace That, from the nunnery A eword, a horse, a shield. Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind, To war and arms I fly. Yet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore ; True, a new mistress now I chase, I could not...
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The Family Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best ...

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1880 - 1065 pages
...am uiikindc, That from the nunnerie Of thy chaste breast and quiet minde, To warre and armes I flee. my Jamie at the sea — And Auld Kobin Gray came a-courti Held ; And with a stronger faith imhrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As...
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Tender and True: Poems of Love

Mary Wilder Tileston - American poetry - 1881 - 180 pages
...their earthly bodies left behind. Richard Lovelace. To Lucasta. TO LUCASTA. OX GOING TO THE WARS. 107 me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...thy chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arms I flee. True, a new mistress now I chase, — The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith...
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Harper's Cyclopędia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - American poetry - 1881 - 958 pages
...soar above Enjoy such liberty. TO LCCASTA (ON GOING TO THE WARS). Tell me not, sweet, I am nukind, ly resigned: Content with poverty, my soul I arm; And virtue, thongh in rags, will keep mo - now mistress now I chase, The. first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith embrace A sword,...
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The Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - American poetry - 1881 - 1002 pages
...nunnerie Of thy chaste breast and quiet minde, To warre and armes I flee. 125 True, a new mistresse imbrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As you, too, should adore ; I could...
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Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - American poetry - 1882 - 958 pages
...free, Angels alone that soar above Enjoy such liberty. TO LUCASTA (ON GOING TO THE WARS). Tell inc / uow I chase, The first foe in the flcld ; Aud with a stronger fnith embrace A sword, a horse, a, shield....
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Proper pride [by B.M. Croker].

Bithia Mary Croker - 1882
...the general's with glorious news — we start for the front this day week." CHAPTEE II. AFGHANISTAN. True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in...stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. THE Seventeenth Hussars were duly forwarded to the frontier, and found that their final destination...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1882 - 332 pages
...but once your prime, You may for ever tarry. R. fierrick LXXXIII TO LUC AST A. 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. Trus, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith embrace A....
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