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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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Voices from Prison: Being a Selection of Poetry from Various Prisoners ...

English poetry - 1847 - 126 pages
...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...the Country erreth ; Tell Manhood, shakes off pity ; And if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. So, when thou hast, as I Commanded thee, done blabbing...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...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'n fled the city, Tell how the country erreth, Tell, manhood shakes off pity, Tell, virtue leant...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1849
...have no soundness, But vary by esteeming, Tell schools they want profoundness, And stand too much on pain, The temperate affords me none ; Either extreme of love or hato Is sweeter th iled the city, Tell how the country erreth, Tell, manhood shakes off pity, Tell, virtue least preferreth....
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The Poetry and Poets of Britain: From Chaucer to Tennyson ; with ...

Daniel Scrymgeour - English poetry - 1850 - 544 pages
...fled the City ; Tell— how the Conntry erreth ; Tell — Manhood shakes off pity ; Tell — Virtne least preferreth. And if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. So when thon hast, as I Commanded thee, done blabbing, Althongh to give the lie Deserves no less than stabbing,...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...have no soundness, But vary by esteeming, Tell schools they want profoundness And stand too mnch on seeming, If arts and schools reply, Give arts and...And if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. So then thou hast, as I Commanded thee, done babbling: Although to give the lie Deserves no less than...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1852 - 558 pages
...justice of delay: And if they dare reply, Then give them all the lie. Tell arjs they have no soundness, Tell faith it's fled the city; Tell how the country...when thou hast, as I Commanded thee, done blabbing, Although to give the lie Deserve no less than stabbing, Yet stab at thee who will, No stab the soul...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 3

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1852
...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...they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. So when thon hast, as I Commanded thee, done blabbing, Although to give the lie Deserves no less than stabbing,...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1852 - 558 pages
...state, Their purpose is ambition, Their practice only hate : And if they once reply, Then give them all the lie. Tell faith it's fled the city ; Tell how the country erreth ; Tell, manhood shakes oft' pity ; Tell, virtue least preferreth : And if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. So when...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1852 - 558 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 feith it's fled the city; Tell how the country erreth ; Tell, manhood shakes off pity ; Tell, virtue...
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Sketches of English Literature from the Fourteenth to the Present Century

Clara Lucas Balfour - English literature - 1852 - 404 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. *-Te3 frai h's 4ed ie onr, Tsll taw the country orexh, Te3 •mbocid ,iakc5 off JHlv, Te3 rTrtue les...
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