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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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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 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 tfs fled the city, Tell how the country erreth, Tell Manhood shakes off pity, Tell Virtue least preferreth;...
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Pelham, Or, The Adventures of a Gentleman, Volume 1

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - Adventure stories - 1828 - 415 pages
...soundness, Ho RAT. 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. The Soul's Errand. AT ten years old I went to Eton. I had been educated till that period by my mother,...
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Miscellaneous works

Sir Walter Raleigh - 1829
...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...when thou hast, as I Commanded thee, done blabbing ; Although to give the lie Deserves no less than stabbing Yet stab at thee who will, No stab the soul...
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The works of sir Walter Ralegh. To which are prefixed the lives of ..., Volume 8

sir Walter Ralegh - 1829
...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...Tell manhood, shakes off pity; Tell virtue, least preferred. And if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. So when thou hast, as I Commanded thee,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumes 155-156

Early English newspapers - 1834
...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...when thou hast as I Commanded thee, done blabbing, Although to give the lie Deserves no less than stabbing j Yet stab at thee who will, No stab the Soul...
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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1836
...faith, it's fled the citie ; Tell how the country erreth ; Tell, manhood shakes off pitie, Tell, vertue least preferreth ; And, if they do reply, Spare not to give the lye. So, when thou hast, as I Commanded thee, done blabbing, Although to give the lye Deserves no less...
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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1836
...faith, it's fled the citie ; Tell how the country erreth ; Tell, manhood shakes off pitie, Tell, vertue least preferreth ; And, if they do reply, Spare not to give the lye. So, when thou hast, as I Commanded thee, done blabbing, Although to give the lye Deserves no less...
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The cynosure, select passages from the most distinguished writers [ed. by ...

Cynosure - 1837
...soundness, But vary by esteeming; Tell Schools they want profoundness, And stand so much on seemin g; If Arts and Schools reply, Give Arts and Schools the...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. f So when...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 44

Scotland - 1838
...soundness, But vary by esteeming ; Tell schools they want profoundness, And stand too much on seeming j If arts and schools reply, Give arts and schools the...Tell faith it's fled the city ; Tell how the country errelh ; Tell manhood shakes off pity ; Tell virtue least preferreth ; And if they do reply, Spare...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 7

1838
...schools they want profoundness, And stand too much on seeming ; arts and schools reply, we arts aad schools the lie. " Tell faith it's fled the city ; Tell how the country erreth ; Tell manhood shakes riTpity ; Tell virtue least prelerreth ; And if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie." It seems...
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