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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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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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Early English poems, Chaucer to Pope

English poems - 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...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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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...Give Arts and Schools the lift. Tell Faith it's fled the cityj Tell how the Country erreth ; ,Anil if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. So, when tliou hast, as I Commanded thce, done blabbing, Although to give the lie Deserves no less than stabbing;...
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Flowers and Fruit Gathered by Loving Hands from Old English Gardens

Emily Taylor - English poetry - 1864 - 182 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...fled the city, Tell how the country erreth ; Tell, mankind shakes off pity, And virtue least preferreth : And if they dare reply, Spare not to give the...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...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...Tell Faith it's fled the city ; Tell how the Country errcth ; Tell Manhood, shakes off pity ; Tell Virtue, least preferreth. And if they do reply, Spare...
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English Sacred Poetry of the Olden Time

Lewis Borrett White - English poetry - 1864 - 190 pages
...decay; Tell friendship of unkindness; Tell justice of delay : And if they do reply, Then give them all the lie. So 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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1865 - 776 pages
...Tell Schools they lack profoundnecu. And stand too much on seeming. If Arts and Schools reply, (jive Arts and Schools the lie. Tell Faith it's fled the...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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Gathered Riches from the Older Poets, A.D. 1340-1699

English poetry - 1865 - 223 pages
...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...preferreth. And if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. When thou hast, as I Commanded thee, done blabbing ; Although to give the lie, Deserves no less than...
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Gathered riches from the older poets, A.D. 1340-1699 [ed. by W.K.].

Gathered riches, W K - 1865 - 123 pages
...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...preferreth. And if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. When thou hast, as I Commanded thee, done blabbing ; Although to give the lie, Deserves no less than...
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Select Readings from the Poets and Prose Writers of Every Country

James Fleming (ed) - 1866
...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 blahbing, Although to give the lie Deserves no less than...
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