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" Tell fortune of her blindness ; Tell nature of decay; Tell friendship of unkindness ; Tell justice of delay: And if they will reply, Then give them all the lie. Tell arts they have no soundness, But vary by esteeming ; Tell schools they want profoundness,... "
Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads - Page 137
1819
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Chaucer, 1400, to Beaumont, 1628

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...have no soundness, But vary by esteeming, Tell schools they want profoundness, And stand too much on seeming ; If arts and schools reply, Give arts and schools the lie. Tell Faith its fled the city, Tell how the country erreth, Tell manhood shakes off pity, Tell Virtue least preferreth...
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Chaucer, 1400, to Beaumont, 1628

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...have no soundness, But vary by esteeming, Tell schools they want profoundness, And stand too much on seeming ; If arts and schools reply, Give arts and schools the lie. And if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. And when thou hast, as I Commanded thee, done blabbing,...
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The minstrel, a collection of moral and religious poems

Minstrel - 1824
...have no soundness, But vary by esteeming, Tejl schools they want profoundness, And stand too much on seeming. If arts and schools reply. Give arts and...lie. So when thou hast, as I Commanded thee, done blabhing : Although to give the lie Deserves no less than stabhing; Vet stab at thee who will, No stab...
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The Philomathic journal, Volume 1

Philomathic institution - 1824
...have no soundness, But vary by esteeming; Tell Schools they lack profoundness, And stand too much on seeming: If Arts and Schools reply, Give Arts and...Tell Manhood, shakes off pity; Tell Virtue, least preferretli: And if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. " So, when thou hast, as I Commanded...
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The cabinet; or The selected beauties of literature [ed. by J ..., Volume 1

Cabinet - Literature - 1824 - 420 pages
...have no soundness, But var; by esteeming, Tell Schools they want profoundness, And stand too much on seeming ; If Arts and Schools reply, Give arts and schools the lie. Tell Faith 'tis fled the city, Tell how the country crrcth, Tell Manhood shakes off pity, Tell Virtue least preferred...
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The Poetical Rhapsody: To which are Added, Several Other Pieces, Volume 1

Francis Davison - English poetry - 1826
...they will reply, Then give them all the lie. Tell Schools they want profoundness, And stand so much on seeming: If Arts and Schools reply, Give Arts and...Tell how the country erreth ; Tell manhood shakes of pity ; Tell virtue least preferreth: And if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. So when thou...
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Davison's Poetical rhapsody. With a preface by E. Brydges. To ..., Volume 2

Poetical rhapsody - 1826
...the country erreth ; Tell, manhood shakes of pity; Tell, virtue least preferreth : And if they dare reply, Spare not to give the lie. So when thou hast, as I Commanded thee, done babbling ; Although to give the lie, Deserves no less than stabbing, Stab at thee who that will, No...
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The Poetical Rhapsody: To which are Added, Several Other Pieces, Volume 2

Francis Davison - English poetry - 1826
...schools the lie. Tell faith 'tis fled the city; Tell how the country erreth ; Tell, manhood shakes of pity; Tell, virtue least preferreth : And if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. 80 when thou hast, as I Commanded thee, done blabbing; Because to give the lie, Deserves no less than...
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The Poetical Rhapsody: To which are Added, Several Other Pieces, Volume 1

Francis Davison - English poetry - 1826
...have no soundness, But vary by esteeming ; Tell Schools they want profoundness, And stand so much on seeming : If Arts and Schools reply, Give Arts and Schools the lie. Tell faith it 's fled the City; Tell how the country erreth ; Tell manhood shakes of pity ; Tell virtue least...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British ..., Volume 1

New elegant extracts - 1827
...have no soundness, But vary by esteeming ; Tell Schools they want profoundness, And stand too much on seeming ; If Arts and Schools reply, Give Arts and Schools the lie. Tell Faith 'tis fled the city, Tell how the country erreth, Tell, manhood shakes off pity, Tell, virtue least...
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