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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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Lectures and Addresses on Literary and Social Topics

Frederick William Robertson - Electronic book - 1858 - 308 pages
...a reproach on account of absence caused by duty : " Yet this inconstancy is such As you, too, shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more." Under the influence of imagination, selfishness became honour. Doubtless, the law of honour is only...
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The Loves and Heroines of the Poets

Richard Henry Stoddard - Love poetry - 1861 - 480 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 SCRUTINY. Why should you say I am forsworn. Since thine I vowed to be? Lady, it is already morn, And...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1861 - 346 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. Colonel Lovelace LXXXIV ELIZABETH OF BOHEMIA You meaner beauties of the night, Which poorly satisfy...
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The Loves and Heroines of the Poets

Richard Henry Stoddard - Love poetry - 1861 - 480 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. THK SCRt'TINT. Why should you say I am forsworn. Since thine I vowed to be? Lady, it is already morn,...
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Early English Poems, Chaucer to Pope: Chiefly Unabridged; Illustrated with ...

English poetry - 1863 - 308 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. TO ALTHEA, FROM PRISON. RICHARD LOVELACE. WHEN love with unconfined wings Hovers within my gates, And...
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Early English poems, Chaucer to Pope

English poems - 1863
...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 ALTHEA, FROM PRISON. RICHARD LOYELACE. WHEN love with unconfined wings Hovers within my gates, And...
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Festival of Song: A Series of Evenings with the Poets

Frederick Saunders - American poetry - 1866 - 376 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. His fine lines written during his incarceration, To Althea, commence : — When Love, with unconfined...
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Lyra Elegantiarum: A Collection of Some of the Best Specimens of Vers de ...

Frederick Locker-Lampson - English poetry - 1867 - 345 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 ! Richard Lovelace. XLVL A BALLAD UPON A WEDDING. I TELL thee, Dick, where I have been, Where I the...
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Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 383 pages
...stronger faith embrace f 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.J LOVELACE. LET me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments. Love is not love, Which...
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The Monthly Packet of Evening Readings for Members of ..., Volume 6, Parts 31-36

1868
...Pleasures of Hope. EAB asks the author of the lines — ' Aud such is mine inconstancy, That you too shall adore : I could not love thee, dear, so much — Loved I not honour more.' We believe (but cannot at present refer) they are part of the Marquis of Ifontrose's poem to his love....
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