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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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Festival of Song: A Series of Evenings with the Poets

Frederick Saunders - American poetry - 1866 - 376 pages
...Tell Friendship of unkindnesse ; tell Justice of delay ; And if they will 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 stabb at thee who will, No stabb the...
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Roses and Holly: A Gift-book for All the Year

Gift books - 1867 - 146 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 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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A household book of English poetry, selected with notes by R.C. Trench

Richard Chenevix Trench (abp. of Dublin) - 1868
...esteeming; Tell Schools they want profoundness, And stand so much on seeming. If Arts and Schools reply, 65 Give Arts and Schools the lie. Tell Faith it's fled...Manhood shakes off pity; Tell Virtue least preferreth. 70 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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The public school speaker and reader, ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1869
...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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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith - English literature - 1869 - 477 pages
...they do reply, Then give them all the lie. Tell Schools they lack 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, wnen thou hast, as I Commanded thee, done blabbing; Although to give the lie Deserves no less than...
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Confucius to Cummings: An Anthology of Poetry

Ezra Pound, Marcella Spann - Poetry - 1964 - 353 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 soul...
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Poetic Closure: A Study of How Poems End

Barbara Herrnstein Smith - Literary Criticism - 1968 - 289 pages
...manhood shakes off pittie, 104 tell vertue least preferreth. 70 And if they doe reply, spare not to giue the lie. So when thou hast as I, commanded thee, done blabbing, Because to giue the lie, 75 deserues no lesse then stabbing, Stab at thee he that will, no stab thy soule can...
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America's British Culture

Russell Kirk - Social Science - 1993 - 122 pages
...lust; Tell time it meets but motion; Tell flesh it is but dust: And wish them not reply, For thou must give the lie. * * * So when thou hast, as I Commanded thee, done blabbing Because to give the lie Deserve no less than stabbing, Stab at thee he that willNo stab thy soul can kill. Walter Ralegh it...
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The Voyage of the Destiny

Robert Nye - Fiction - 2003 - 387 pages
...reply, Give arts and schools the lie. Tell, manhood shakes off pity; Tell, virtue least preferreth: A nd if they do reply, Spare not to give the lie. So when thou hast, as I Commanded thee, done blabbing, A Ithough to give the lie Deserves no less than stabbing, Stab at thee he that will, No stab thy soul...
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Reading Early Modern Women: An Anthology of Texts in Manuscript and Print ...

Helen Ostovich, Elizabeth Sauer, Professor of English Elizabeth Sauer, Melissa Smith - Literary Collections - 2004 - 520 pages
...school reply, Give arts and school the lie. Tell faith it's tied the city; Tell how the country crreth; Tell, manhood shakes off pity; Tell, virtue least...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 thv soul...
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