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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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Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review, Volumes 29-30

1861
...decay, Tell Friendship of unkmdnese, Tell Justice of delay ; And if they will reply, Then give them all the lie. " Tell Faith it's fled the city, Tell how...; And if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. " And when thou hast, as I Commanded thee, done blabbing, Although to give the lie Deserves no less...
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A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language

Simon Kerl - English language - 1861 - 354 pages
...soundness, 3 i + 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. Banfitld. 81. See 19. aabb gi "What scenes of g!6iy rise Before my dazzled eyes I 4 I Young z<5phyrs...
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The Poets of the Elizabethan Age: A Selection of Their Most Celebrated Songs ...

Elizabethan age - English poetry - 1862 - 80 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 ; Stab at thee he that will, No stab the...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1862 - 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...they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. So when thon hast, as I Commanded thee, done blabbing, Although to give the lie Deserve no less than stabbing,...
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English Sacred Poetry of the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Eighteenth & Nineteenth ...

Robert Aris Willmott - English poetry - 1862 - 387 pages
...Tell Friendship of unkindness ; tell Justice of delay : And if they will reply, then give them all the lie. Tell Faith it's fled the City ; tell how...when thou hast, as I commanded thee, done blabbing — Although to give the lie deserves no less than stubbing, — Stab at thee he that will, no stab...
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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

English poets - 1862
...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 fled the city, Tell how the country erreth, Tell, manhood shakes off pity, Tell, virtue least preferreth....
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Favourite English Poems: Chaucer to Pope, 1350-1700

English poetry - 1863
...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 ; Stab at thee he that will, No stab the...
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Half-hours with our sacred poets [an anthology] ed. by A.H. Grant

Half hours - 1863
...have no soundness, And 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 ; Stab at thce who that will, No stab the...
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Select readings from the poets and prose writers of every country, ed. by J ...

James Fleming - 1863 - 352 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...; And if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. And when thou hast, as I Commanded thee, done blabbing, Although to give the lie Deserves no less than...
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English Sacred Poetry of the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and ...

Robert Aris Willmott - English poetry - 1863 - 387 pages
...Tell Friendship of unkindness ; tell Justice of delay : And if they will reply, then give them all the lie. Tell Faith it's fled the City; tell how the...when thou hast, as I commanded thee, done blabbing — Although to give the lie deserves no less than stabbing, — Stab at thee he that will, no stab...
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