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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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The prince and the pedlar: or, The siege of Bristol, by the author of 'The ...

Ellen Pickering - 1839
...faitn, 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." SIR WALTER RALEIGH. THE greeting between the Cavalier and the Roundhead had been polite rather...
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The Prince and the Pedlar; Or, The Siege of Bristol

Ellen Pickering - Bristol (England) - 1839
...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." SIH WALTER RALEIGH. THE greeting between the Cavalier and the Roundhead had been polite rather...
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CyclopŠdia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...have no soundness, But vary by esteeming, Tell schools they want profoundness, And stand too much on ing rich in both, he never scanted His bounty unto...But much of either would afford To many, that had crreth, Tell, manhood shakes off pity, Tell, virtue least preferreth. And if they do reply, Spare not...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 45; Volume 79

English literature - 1844
...have n0 soundness, And 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 Zollvereinabtatt, conducted by him, has acquired a large circulation, and his National System...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed, an ..., Volume 2

George Ellis - English poetry - 1845 - 458 pages
...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 ; Yet stab at thee who will, No stab the...
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Select Poetry, Chiefly Devotional, of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth, Part 1

Edward Farr - English poetry - 1845 - 559 pages
...shakes off pitie ; Tell Vertue least preferreth: And if they doe reply, Spare not to giue the lye. So, when thou hast, as I Commanded thee, done blabbing; Because to giue the lye Deserues no lesse than stabbing; Stab at thee he that will, No stab thy soule can kill....
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Select Poetry, Chiefly Devotional, of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth, Part 1

Edward Farr - English poetry - 1845 - 559 pages
...shakes off pitie ; Tell Vertue least preferreth : And if they doe reply, Spare not to giue the lye. So, when thou hast, as I Commanded thee, done blabbing ; Because to giue the lye Deserues no lesse than stabbing ; Stab at thee he that will, No stab thy soule can kill....
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Introduction to American Literature: Or, The Origin and Development of the ...

Eliphalet L. Rice - American literature - 1846 - 420 pages
...have no soundness, But vary by esteeming, Tell schools they want profoundess, And stand too much on seeming ; If arts and schools reply, Give arts and...manhood shakes off pity, Tell, virtue least preferreth ; 23 And if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. So when thou hast, as I Commanded thee, done...
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Voices of the True-hearted

American literature - 1846 - 288 pages
...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 it 's fled the city, Tell how the country erreth, Tell, manhood shakes off pity, Tell, virtue least...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...schools they want profoundness, Aad stand too much on seeming. If arts and .schools reply, G╬T* arte hiefs were princes of the land : In the first rank...Was ev'rything by starts, and nothing long ; But, i : Although to give the lie Deserves no less than stabbing ; Yet stab at thee who will, No stab the...
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