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" Tell me not, Sweet, I am unkind That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind, To war and arms I fly. True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field; And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy... "
Willis's Current Notes: A Series of Articles on Antiquities, Biography ... - Page 14
by George Willis - 1856
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The bachelor's wife, a selection of curious and interesting extracts

John Galt - 1824
...stronger faith, embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such, As you, too, shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more." r " But although song-writing, particularly of the amatory strain, was, without question, the forte...
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The Bachelor's Wife: A Selection of Curious and Interesting Extracts, with ...

John Galt - Electronic book - 1824 - 444 pages
...stronger faith, embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such, As you, too. shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more." x% N\rt allhough song-writing, particularly of the MWiui was, without question, the forte of Lovelace,...
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Cupid's album: being a choice collection of elegant compliments and ...

Cupid - 1826 - 228 pages
...stronger faith, embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As you, too, shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. " ON BEDS OF ROSES." ' BY RICHARD RYAN. On beds of roses let me lie, Where fairies near May o'er me...
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Reuben Apsley, Volume 1

Horace Smith - 1827
...stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield — Yet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. RICHARD LOVELACE. ALTHOUGH Goldingham maintained it to be the duty of every loyal man to contribute...
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Ancient Ballads and Songs, Chiefly from Tradition, Manuscripts, and Scarce ...

Thomas Lyle - Ballads, English - 1827 - 250 pages
...stronger faith embrace, A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such, As you too shall adore; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. ELINDA'S GLOVE. THOU snowy farm, with thy five tenements, Tell thy white mistress here was one That...
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Ancient ballads and songs; with notices, including original poetry. By T. Lyle

Ancient ballads - 1827
...stronger faith embrace, A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such, As you too shall adore; . I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. ELINDA'S GLOVE. THOU snowy farm, with tliy five tenements, Tell thy white mistress here was one That...
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Reuben Apsley. By the author of Brambletye house

Horace Smith - 1827
...stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield — Yet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. RICHARD LOVELACE. ALYHOUGH Goldingliam maintained it to be the duty of every loyal man to contribute...
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The Buccaneer: A Tale, Volume 1

Mrs. S. C. Hall - Pirates - 1833
...stronger faith embrace A sword—a horse—a shield. ' Yet this inconstancy is such As you, too, shall adore— I could not love thee, dear, so much. Loved I not honour more!' But I forget, the theme is a forbidden one; and I see, Constance, you do not like my poet, and I have...
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Schinderhannes, the Robber of the Rhine

Leitch Ritchie - 1833 - 257 pages
...was one, Ida thought, who, when prompted by any feel* "Yet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more." ing of womanly pity or generosity, would exhibit the noblest traits of feminine hardihood, which consists...
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Wanderings by the Seine

Leitch Ritchie - Engraving - 1834 - 256 pages
...sentiment in that glorious stanza of one of our old poets i " Yet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more!" Agnes Sorel is described by the chroniclers of the time as " la plus belle des belles"—the loveliest...
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