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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 148
by John Galt - 1824 - 444 pages
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 3

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1812
...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 ; 1O I could not love thee, deare, so much, Lov'd I not honour n;ore. TOL. lit. * XII. XII. VALENTINE...
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Lucasta: Epodes, Odes, Sonnets, Songs, &c. &c. To which is Added, Aramantha ...

Richard Lovelace - English poetry - 1817
...from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast, and quiet mind, ' POEMS. True ; a new mistress now I chasc, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith...too shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Lov'd I not honour more. A PARADOX. 'Tis true the beauteous star To which I first did bow Burnt...
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The retrospective review, Volume 4

1821
...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...too, shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Lov'd I not honour more." From a song of seven stanzas, to Amarantha, " that she would dishevel...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 4

Books - 1821
...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...too, shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Lov'd I not honour more." From a song of seven stanzas, to Amarantha, " that she would dishevel...
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Kentish poets, a series of writers, natives of or residents in ..., Volume 2

Rowland Freeman - 1821
...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...horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such, As yon too shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Lov'd I not honour more. SONG. To Amarantha...
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Kentish Poets: A Series of Writers in English Poetry, Natives ..., Volumes 1-2

Rowland Freeman - Authors, English - 1821
...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...sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is sucb, As yon too shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Lov'd I not honour more. SONG....
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 11

1822
...breast, anil quiet minde To warre and armes I flic. True, a new mistresse now I chose, The first Toe in the field ; And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet thii inconstancy is such As you, too, shall adore , I could uot love thee,'deare, so much, Lov'd 1...
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The Lady's Magazine and Museum, Volume 11

English literature - 1837
...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...field, And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a steed, a shield. " Yet this inconstancy is snch As you, too, shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear,...
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The bachelor's wife, a selection of curious and interesting extracts

John Galt - 1824
...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...love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more." r " But although song-writing, particularly of the amatory strain, was, without question, the forte...
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The Ladies' pocket magazine

1830
...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...too shall adore : I could not love thee, dear, so much, Lov'd I not honor more." The effects of beauty in the age of chivalry is well known. \\ oman...
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