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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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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - English poetry - 1852 - 399 pages
...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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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 1

Beautiful poetry - 1853
...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...; And if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. And when thou hast, as I Command thee, done thy blabbing, Although to give the lie Deserves no less...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1853 - 749 pages
...profoundness, And stand too much on seeming; If Arts and Schools reply, Give Arts and Schools tile lie. Tell Faith it's fled the city, Tell how the country...erreth, Tell manhood shakes off pity, Tell Virtue least prcfcrreth ; And if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. And when thou hast, as I Commanded thee,...
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The book of English poetry, with critical and biogr. sketches of the poets

English poetry - 1853
...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. Toll faith it's fled the city, Tell how the country erreth, How manhood shakes off pity, And virtue...
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A Compendium of English Literature, Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1854 - 776 pages
...Tell Schools they lack profoundness, And stand too much on seeming. If Arts and Schools reply, (live Arts and Schools the lie. Tell Faith it's fled the city; Tell how the Country errcth; Tell JVIanhood, shakes off pity; And if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. i So, when...
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A cyclopędia of sacred poetical quotations, ed. by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia, Henry Gardiner ADAMS - 1854 - 725 pages
...themselves: for if our cirtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. Sha/csjiere. Tell faith it's fled the city; Tell how the country erreth; Tell manhood, shakes of pity; Tell cirtue, least preferreth, And if they do reply Spare not to give the lie. Sir. W. Raleigh....
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Recollections of a Literary Life

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1855 - 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...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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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critcal Notices and An ...

Authors, English - 1855 - 749 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...erreth, Tell manhood shakes off pity, Tell Virtue least prcferreth ; And if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. And when thou hast, as I Commanded thee,...
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Englische Dichter: Eine Auswahl englischer Dichtungen mit deutscher Uebersetzung

English poetry - 1856 - 735 pages
...Tell faith , it's fled the citie ; Tell how the country erreth ; Tell , manhood shakes off pitie ; Tell , virtue least preferreth ; And , if they do reply, Spare not to give the lye. So , when thou hast , as I Commanded thee , done blabbing, Saltt't lHaltia.li. 35em fflifc fag',...
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Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1857 - 376 pages
...soundness, But vary by esteeming ; Tell schools they want profoundness, And stand too much on seemuig : If arts and schools reply, Give arts and schools the...Spare not to give the lie. So when thou hast, as I Commandeth thee, done blabbing, Although to give the lie Deserves no less than stabbing, Yet stab at...
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