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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 Railway Anecdote Book: A Collection of the Best and Newest Anecdotes and ...

Anecdotes - 1850 - 192 pages
...joining the iirmy, 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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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1852 - 558 pages
...in my love, And in my soul am free, Angels alone that soar above Enjoy such liberty. TO LUCASTA, ON GOING TO THE WARS. Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind,...chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arms I fly. ON LELY'S PORTRAIT OF CHARLES THE FIRST. See what an humble bravery doth shine, And grief triumphant...
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Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 2

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1853
...my soul am free, Angela alone that soar above Enjoy such liberty. TO LDCASTA, ON GOING TO THE WABS. Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...To war and arms I fly. True, a new mistress now I choose, The first foe in the field; And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1853 - 749 pages
...return to thee, Ev'n sated with variety. TO LUCASTA.-GOIÍÍG TO THE WARS. TELL me not, sweet, I аш unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast,...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: A Legend of St. Inigoe's

John Pendleton Kennedy - Maryland - 1854 - 432 pages
...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...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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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 2

Beautiful poetry - 1854
...and loved, and fought in the 1 7th century. TELL me 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 : Yet...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 20

1854
...not ask for wine :" and Lovelace — gentle Lovelace who sang of " Althea," and to this day murmurs: Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mimi To war and arms I fly. There were poets in those days ! and they spoke with the fresh, pure voice...
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Recollections of a Literary Life

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1855 - 558 pages
...in my love, And in my soul am free, Angels alone that soar above Enjoy such liberty. 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 choose, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield,...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critcal Notices and An ...

Authors, English - 1855 - 749 pages
...beauties crown'd I laden will return to thee, Ev'n sated with variety. TO LCCASTA.— GOING TO THE WAKS. 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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Songs of England. The book of English songs, ed. by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1857 - 319 pages
...been judiciously omitted by the musical TELL ME NOT, SWEET. By EicaiEB LOVELACE, born 1618, died 1853. TELL me not, sweet, I am unkind, — That from the...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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