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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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A Third Poetry Book

Children's poetry, English - 1889 - 517 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. R. LOVELACE 1o.— ON THE RECEIPT OF MY MOTHER'S PICTURE O THAT those lips had language ! Life has...
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Chaucer to Burns

William James Linton, Richard Henry Stoddard - English poetry - 1890
...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. ABRAHAM COWLEY. 1618—1667. HYMN TO LIGHT. First-born of Chaos, who so fair didst come From the old...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 65

1890
...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." In the still more beautiful lines, To Althea from Prison, passion, made dignified by suffering, rewards...
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The Pleasures of Life ...

Sir John Lubbock - Conduct of life - 1890
...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." l And yet " Alas ! how light a cause may move Dissension between hearts that love ! Hearts that the...
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Elizabethan Songs "in Honour of Love and Beautie"

Ballads, English - 1891 - 178 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. THE ROSE. OWEET, serene, sky-like flower, Haste to adorn her bower ! From thy long cloudy bed Shoot forth...
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The Pleasures of Life: Part I and Part II.

Sir John Lubbock - Christian life - 1891 - 479 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." l And yet " Alas ! how light a cause may move Dissension between hearts that love ! Hearts that the...
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Lyra Heroica: A Book of Verse for Boys

William Ernest Henley - American poetry - 1891 - 364 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. xx FROM PRISON WHEN Love with unconfined wings Hovers within my gates, And my divine Althea brings...
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Elizabethan Songs "in Honour of Love and Beautie."

Ballads, English - 1891 - 178 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. 73 THE ROSE. OWEET, serene, sky-like flower, Haste to adorn her bower ! From thy long cloudy bed...
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Lyra Heroica: A Book of Verse for Boys

William Ernest Henley - American poetry - 1891 - 364 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. xx FROM PRISON WHEN Love with unconfined wings Hovers within my gates, And my divine Althea brings...
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Lyra Elegantiarum: A Collection of Some of the Best Social and Occasional ...

Frederick Locker-Lampson, Coulson Kernahan - English poetry - 1891 - 425 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 I Richard Lovelace. XLVL A BALLAD UPON A WEDDING. \ TELL thee, Dick, where I have been, Where I the...
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