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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 Churchman's companion

1880
...SERIES. [ApBit, 1880. FOR HONOUR'S SAKE. CHAPTER X. " And this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more." CHBISTINA arrived in Curzon Street the next morning punctually at the hour appointed. She looked forward...
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Scilly and Its Legends

Henry John Whitfeld - Isles of Scilly (England) - 1852 - 224 pages
...faithful to death, and singing to his mistress, — " Yet this inconstancy is such As thou, too, shalt adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more." and the sullen Puritan, half hypocrite and half fanatic — and then the dim procession disappears,...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1853 - 749 pages
...a 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. TO SIR PETER LELY, O DIS PICTURE OF CHARLES I. SEE ! what an humble bravery doth shine And grief...
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Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 2

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1853
...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 LBLY'S PORTRAIT OF CHABLES THE FIRST. See what an humble bravery doth shine, And grief triumphant...
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Liber Fluviorum: Or River Scenery of France

Leitch Ritchie - France - 1853 - 336 pages
...sentiment in that glorious stanza of one of our old poets : " 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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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 2

Beautiful poetry - 1854
...stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield : Yet this inconstancy is such, As thou, too, shall adore — I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. JUPITER. A clever translation of one of the most spirited of the lyries of BKRANGER, the great song-writer...
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Willis's Current notes

Willis's Current notes - 1856
...cavalier-poet Colonel Richard Lovelace, and are really thus,— But this inconstancy is such, As you too shull adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved...Reminiscences. The poems of Colonel Lovelace, who died in 1658, were printed in two volumes, one in 1 649 ; the other, after his decease, in 1659. In my copy...
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The Coming General Election: Hints to Electors in Regard to ..., Volume 9

Society for the Liberation of Religion from State Patronage and Control - Established churches - 1856 - 8 pages
...cavalier-poet Colonel Richard Lovelace, and are really thus, — Bat this inconstancy is such, As you too shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved...Reminiscences. The poems of Colonel Lovelace, who died in 1658, were printed in two volumes, one in 1 649 ; the other, after his decease, in 1659. In my copy...
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Songs of England. The book of English songs, ed. by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1857 - 319 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. THE RESOLVE. ALEXANDEE BEOJIE, born 1620, dicd 1663. TELL me not of a face that's fair, Nor lip and cheek...
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Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 2

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1857
...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 LELY'S PORTRAIT OP CHARLES THE FIRST. See what an humble bravery doth shine, And grief triumphant...
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