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" Now cease, my lute, this is the last Labour, that thou and I shall waste; And ended is that we begun : Now is this song both sung and past; My lute, be still, for I have done. "
Kentish Poets: A Series of Writers in English Poetry, Natives of Or ... - Page 21
by Rowland Freeman - 1821
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The Self-begetting Novel

Steven G. Kellman - Literary Criticism - 1980 - 161 pages
...Trilogy Now cease, my lute. This is the last Labour that thou and I shall waste, And ended is that we begun. Now is this song both sung and past; My lute, be still, for I have done. SirThomas Wyatt, "My Lute Awake!" 11.36-40 I BECKETT AND THE FRENCH TRADITION When, several years after...
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A Book of Love Poetry

Jon Stallworthy - Poetry - 1986 - 393 pages
...repent The time that thou hast lost and spent To cause thy lover's sigh and swoon: Then shalt thou know beauty but lent, And wish and want, as I have...Labour that thou and I shall waste, And ended is that we begun: Now is this song both sung and past My lute, be still, for I have done. John Heath-Stubbs...
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Power in Verse: Metaphor and Metonymy in the Renaissance Lyric

Jane Hedley - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 199 pages
...old," to experience the same frustrated longing that he has gone through for her sake: "Then shalt thou know beauty but lent, / And wish and want as I have done." The shift in meaning reflects a shift on the singer's part from the short to the long view of his disappointment....
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Rethinking the Henrician Era: Essays on Early Tudor Texts and Contexts

Peter C. Herman - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 312 pages
...to repent The time that thou hast lost and spent To cause thy lovers sigh and swoon. Then shalt thou know beauty but lent And wish and want as I have done. (145) Her future will repeat his history as it relates to her unavailability. When she lives his past,...
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Thomas Wyatt: The Critical Heritage

Patricia Thomson - Reference - 1995 - 186 pages
...repent, The time that thou hast lost and spent; To cause thy Lovers sigh and swoon ; Then shall thou know beauty but lent, And wish and want, as I have done. The little ode on parting from his mistress is tender and simple. The picture drawn in the concluding...
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Poetry as Survival

Gregory Orr - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 235 pages
...to repent The time that thou hast lost and spent To cause thy lovers sigh and swoon; Then shalt thou know beauty but lent. And wish and want as I have done. Now cease, my lute, this is the last Labor that thou and I shall waste. And ended is that we begun; Now is this song both sung and past:...
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Speaking of Beauty

Denis Donoghue - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 209 pages
...to repent The time that thou hast lost and spent To cause thy lovers sigh and swoon. Then shalt thou know beauty but lent, And wish and want as I have done. SIR THOMAS WYATT, from "Mv Lute, Awake!" Achilles: What are you reading? Ulysses: A strange fellow...
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Richard Rich: The Man Who Kept His Head (A Biographical Novel)

Elizabeth Engebretson - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 364 pages
...had. 1 let the pages flip past my thumb until I found Dorothy's My lute, Awake! The last two lines, "Now is this song both sung and past. My lute, be still, for I have done." brought back the sound of Rich's dismissive tale about the poetry but more so the man. Had Rich never...
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The Concubine: A Novel

Norah Lofts - Fiction - 2008 - 464 pages
...my lute, this is the last Labor that thou and I shall waste, For ended is what we began: Now is the song both sung and past, My lute be still, for I have done. She laid the lute down for the last time. 425 XLV I have seen men, and also women executed, and they...
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