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" 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. Yet this... "
Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed, an Historical ... - Page 275
by George Ellis - 1811
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The Court Magazine and Belle Assemblée, Volume 2

English literature - 1833
...Suckling less, or less deservedly known. Let one from Lovelace for the present suffice. TO LUCASTA. Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste heart and quiet mind. To war and arms I fly. True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1836
...modern verse. Another specimen, and let it be from Lovelace— like Carew, a courtier and cavalier — Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That, from the nunnery...To war and arms I fly. True, a new mistress now I chase, The first fu* in the field ; And with a stronger f.iith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield....
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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1836
...richest looke. ***** Thou sorrow canst design without a teare, And, with the man, his very hope or fearc. TO LUCASTA.— GOING TO THE WARS. TELL me not, sweet, I am unkiude, That from the nunnerie Of thy chaste breast, and quiet minde To warre and arms I flie. True...
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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1836
...richest looke. ***** Thou sorrow canst design without a teare, And, with the man, his very hope or feare. TO LUCASTA. — GOING TO THE WARS. TELL me not, sweet, I am unkinde, That from the nunnerie Of thy chaste breast, and quiet minde To warre and arms I flie. True...
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The Carthusian, Issue 1

1837
...brazen voice. There is a gallantry of martial spirit about the following that cannot be well surpassed. To LuCASTA. Going to the wars. Tell me not, sweet,...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. Yet...
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History of the English Language and Literature

Robert Chambers - English language - 1837 - 328 pages
...yet elegant and tender, — as, for instance, in his doubly gallant little epigram — TO LUCASTA, ON GOING TO THE WARS. Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind,...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. Yet...
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History of the English Language and Literature

Robert Chambers - English language - 1837 - 328 pages
...yet elegant and tender, — as, for instance, in his doubly gallant little epigram — TO LUCASTA, ON GOING TO THE WARS. Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind,...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. Yet...
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The Romance of Biography: Or, Memoirs of Women Loved and ..., Volume 2

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Women in literature - 1837
...joining the army, he wrote that beautiful song to his mistress, which has been so often quoted, — Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...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. Yet...
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Rob of the bowl

John Pendleton Kennedy - 1839
...gallants there, and I confess a favour for it because it hath a stirring relish. It runs thus : ' Tell rue not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of...chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arms I fly. 1 True, a new mistress, now I chase, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith embrace...
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The jewel, sacred, domestic, narrative and lyrical poems selected from ...

Jewel - 1839
...glide Into the grave. HERRICK. HONOUR AND LOVE. TELL ma not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the memory 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....
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