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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 Loves and Heroines of the Poets

Richard Henry Stoddard - 1861
...not, then, wind up that light In ribands, and o'ercloud in night, TO LTJCASTA, ON 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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Prison Books and Their Authors

John Alfred Langford - Authors, English - 1861 - 357 pages
...HIS GOING TO THE WARS. " Tell me not, fweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chafte breaft, and quiet mind, To war and arms I fly. " True, a new miftrefs now I chace, The full foe in the field 5 And, with a ftronger faith, embrace A fword, a horfe,...
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Early English poems, Chaucer to Pope

English poems - 1863
...lover. They show a deep devotion to his king and his mistress, and are both graceful and spirited,] 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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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

English poetry - 1863 - 405 pages
...may for ever tarry. LXXXIII TO LUCASTA, ON GOING TO THE WARS * I "'ELL me not, Sweet, I am unkind JL That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet...To war and arms I fly. / True, a new mistress now I chase, I The first foe in the field ; \ And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield....
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The Poetical Keepsake: Consisting of the Sweetest Poems

American poetry - 1866 - 480 pages
...If of herself she will not love, Nothing can make her : — The devil take her. TO LUCASTA, ON HIS 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. Vet...
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Festival of Song: A Series of Evenings with the Poets

Frederick Saunders - American poetry - 1866 - 376 pages
...accomplished" LOVELACE wrote this beautiful song to his mistress, on joining the army of the King : — 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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The Book of Rubies: A Collection of the Most Notable Love-poems in the ...

English poetry - 1866 - 384 pages
...fictions :—but her story. foudcue. [BORN 1618. DIED 1658.] " TELL ME NOT, SWEET." ELL me n ot sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery () Of thy...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 Book of Rubies: A Collection of the Most Notable Love-poems in the ...

English poetry - 1866 - 384 pages
...1658.] " TELL ME NOT, SWEET." • ELL me not, sweet, I am unkind, v/ " That from the nunnery )f 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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Melodies and Madrigals: Mostly from the Old English Poets

Richard Henry Stoddard - Ballads, English - 1866 - 206 pages
...am free, Angels alone, that soar above, Enjoy such liberty. TO LUC AST A. GOING TO THE WARS. [1646.] TELL me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chafle breaft and quiet mind To war and arms I fly. True, a new miflress no-M I chase, The firft foe...
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Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 383 pages
...truth gain more a generous heart, Than all the crooked subtleties of art. BUCKINGHAM. 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 f A sword, a horse, a shield....
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