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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 English Poets, Volume 2

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880
...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. THE ROSE. Sweet, serene, sky-like flower, Haste to adorn her bower, From thy long cloudy bed Shoot forth...
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Gems of national poetry. Compiled and ed. by mrs. Valentine

Laura Valentine - 1880
...a stronger love embrace A sword, a horse, a shield Vet this inconstancy is such As you, too, shall adore : I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. SIR JOHN SUCKLING. l6l3 — 1641. THE BRIDE. THE maid (and thereby hangs a tale), For such a maid no...
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Routledge's wedding-day book [selections from Engl. poetry] by C.A.M. Burdett

C. A. M. Burdett - Blank-books - 1880 - 288 pages
...make A paradise of earth for one sweet sake. March 8. Yet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more, R. Lovelace. Her modest looks the cottage might adorn, Sweet as the primrose peeps beneath the thorn....
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A Festival of Art, Poetry and Song: Selections from the Greatest Poets of ...

Frederick Saunders - American poetry - 1880 - 392 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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The quiver of love, a collection of valentines ancient & modern, by B.M ...

Boyd Montgomerie M. Ranking - 1880
...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. Richard Lovelace. IF DOUGHTY DEEDS. IF doughty deeds my lady please, Eight soon I '11 mount my steed...
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Old favourites from the elder poets, with a few newer friends, a selection ...

Old favourites, Matilda Sharpe - 1881 - 393 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 ALTHEA, FROM PRISON. [In Percy's Reliques.] When Love with unconfin-ed wings Hovers within my gates,...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 43

George Smith, William Makepeace Thackeray - Electronic journals - 1881
...before, or it was an inconstancy like Lovelace's : — Yet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. It was love itself woke his conscience, which had been lulled to sleep for a few hours. It was true...
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Poetic treasures: or, Passages from the poets

Passages, John Allen Giles - English poetry - 1881 - 644 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. LXXVII. ANDREW MAEVEL. 1. SONG OF THE EXILES. Where the remote Bermudas ride, In the ocean's bosom...
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Love the debt, by Basil, Volume 2

Richard Ashe King - 1882
...before, or it was an inconstancy like Lovelace's : — Yet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. It was love itself woke his conscience, which had been lulled to sleep for a few hours. It was true...
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The tablets of the heart: poems, rhymes, and aphorisms, selected and ...

Frederick Langbridge - 1883
...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. RICHARD LOVELACE. MY bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep ; the more I give to thee,...
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