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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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ROB OF THE BOWL.

J.P. KEDDNEDY - 1860
...the gallants there, and I confess a favor for it because it has a stirring relish. It runs thus : ' Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...too shall adore : I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honor more.' " " Well done ! Well touched lute—well trolled ditty ! Brave song...
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Lectures on the British Poets, Volume 1

Henry Reed - English poetry - 1860
...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..."Yet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore : / could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more." This soldier's services in the cause...
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Rob of the Bowl: A Legend of St. Inigoe's

John Pendleton Kennedy - Maryland - 1860 - 432 pages
...not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind To war and anus I fly. * True, a new mistress, now I chase, The first...stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. 4 Tet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore : I could not love thoe, dear, so much, Loved...
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Rob of the Bowl: A Legend of St. Inigoe's

John Pendleton Kennedy - Maryland - 1860 - 432 pages
...nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arms I fly. ' True, a new mistress, now I chnse, The first foe in the field; And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. 4 Yet this inconstancy Is such As you too shall adore: I could not love thoe, dear, so much, Loved...
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Peace and War: A Collection of Poems

Michael Harrison, Christopher Stuart-Clark - English poetry - 1989 - 208 pages
...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. Richard Lovelace Demetrius fled the fight in fear. And lost his weapons. Once at home, His mother stabbed...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...unkind. That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arms I fly. (1. 1—4) 9 2 . much, Loved I not honor more. (1. 9—12) AWP; CaPo; ELP; EnLoPo; FaBV; FaFP; FF; FPL; GBL; GTBS; GTBS-P;...
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Scilly and Its Legends

Henry John Whitfeld - Isles of Scilly (England) - 1852 - 224 pages
...Cavalier, faithful to death, and singing to his mistress, — " Yet this inconstancy is such As then, too, shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more." and the sullen Puritan, half hypocrite and half fanatic — and then the dim procession disappears,...
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The Cambridge Companion to English Poetry, Donne to Marvell

Thomas N. Corns, Senior Lecturer Department of English Thomas N Corns, University of Cambridge - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 306 pages
...the military conflict is accommodated and, in some ways, set aside by Lovelace: 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. Carew at the end of 'To my friend GN from Wrest', as we have seen,...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 pages
...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...this inconstancy is such, As you too shall adore; 10 I could not love thee (Dear) so much, Lov'd 1 not honour more. THE GRASSHOPPER Oh, thou that swing'...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...Lucasta might I crave Pity from blust'ring wind, or swallowing wave. 6544 To Lucastu. Going to the Wars' ty is the best policy; but he who is governed by that...only a translatlon of the Bible. 12432 Introductory 6545 'The Scrutiny' Lady, it is already mom, And 'twas last night I swore to thee That fond impossibility....
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