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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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Lectures on the British Poets, Volume 1

Henry Reed - English poetry - 1857 - 408 pages
...not, sweet, I am unkind, That, from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind, To war and arms 1 fly. *' True, a new mistress now I chase, — The...too shall adore : I could not love thee, dear, so muck, Loved I not honour mare." This soldier's services in the cause of the monarchy cost him not only...
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Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 2

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1857
...nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind, To war and arms I fly. True, a new mistress now I choose, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith...love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. ON LELY'S PORTRAIT OP CHARLES THE FIRST. See what an humble bravery doth shine, And grief triumphant...
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Memoirs of the Loves of the Poets: Biographical Sketches of Women Celebrated ...

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Women in literature - 1857 - 517 pages
...sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arms I fly. And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse,...too shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear ! so ranch, Lov'd I not honor more. The rest of his life was a series of the most cruel misfortunes. He...
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Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion

St. George Tucker - Bacon's Rebellion, 1676 - 1857 - 356 pages
...me not, sweet, I am unkind, If 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 The sword, the horse, the shield. "Yet, this inconstancy is such As yon too shall adore ; I had not...
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Liber Fluviorum: Or, River Scenery of France

Leitch Ritchie - Engraving - 1857 - 337 pages
...honour!" There is something akin to this sentiment in that glorious stanza of one of our old poets : "Yet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore ; I could not IOTB thee, dear, so mnch, Loved I not honour more !" Agnes Sorel is described by the chroniclers of...
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Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion

St. George Tucker - Bacon's Rebellion, 1676 - 1857 - 356 pages
...now I chase, The first foe in the field, And with a stronger faith embrace The sword, the horse, the shield. "Yet, this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore ; I had not loved thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more !" " Yes," repeated the old patriot, as...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1858
...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, l.ov ,1 I not honour more. TO ALTHEA, FROM PRISON. When love with unconfined wings Hovers within...
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Lectures and Addresses on Literary and Social Topics

Frederick William Robertson - 1858 - 308 pages
...of those glorious lines of Lovelace in reply to a reproach on account of absence caused by duty : " Yet this inconstancy is such As you, too, shall adore...love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more." Under the influence of imagination, selfishness became honour. Doubtless, the law of honour is only...
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Memoirs of the Loves of the Poets: Biographical Sketches of Women Celebrated ...

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Women in literature - 1858 - 517 pages
...sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arms I fly. And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As yon too shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear ! so much, Loy'd I not honor more. The rest of his...
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LECTURES AND ADDRESSES ON LITERARY AND SOCIAL TOPICS

.FREDERICK W. ROBERTSON - 1859
...a reproach on account of absence caused by duty i u Yet this inconstancy is such As you, too, snail adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more." Under the influence of imagination, selfishness became honour. Doubtless, the law of honour is only...
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