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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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Simple History of English Literature: With Illustrative Extracts

A. L. Stronach - English literature - 1891 - 272 pages
...stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. 3. Yet 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. Born 1609— Died 1641. SONG. 1. I prithee send me back my heart, Since I cannot...
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Points of View

Agnes Repplier - American essays - 1891 - 239 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." In the still more beautiful lines, " To Althea from Prison," passion, made dignified by suffering,...
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Lyric Love: An Anthology

William Watson - Love poetry - 1892 - 238 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. RICHARD LOVELACE. LOVE'S DIVINE COMEDY A lover may bestride the gossamer That idles in the wanton summer...
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Outlines of English Literature

William Renton - English literature - 1893 - 248 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 writer who in virtue of his sprightliness unites the cavalier section of this school with the Mystical...
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Orthometry: A Treatise on the Art of Versification and the Technicalities of ...

Robert Frederick Brewer - English language - 1893 - 376 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. Out upon it, I have loved Three whole days together, Lovelace. And am like to love three more— If...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopædia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1893
...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.' i Lucarta wat a Ml« Lucy Sacheverel, who married mother lorer. believing Lovelace...
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Words and Days: A Table-book of Prose and Verse

Calendars - 1895 - 383 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. LOVELACE. H 113 Pale primroses, That die unmarried, ere they can behold Bright Phoebus in his strength...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by ..., Volume 2

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1896
...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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A Diary of the Home Rule Parliament, 1892-1895

Sir Henry William Lucy - Great Britain - 1896 - 488 pages
...is that of Lovelace to Lucasta "On Going to the Wars.' Yet this inconstancy is such As you tco shall adore ; I could not love thee, Dear, so much, Loved I not Honour more. The Radical division of Mr. Gladstones army are always going to the wars on their own account. Sometimes...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Poetry

Charles Mackay - English poetry - 1896 - 633 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. (Sin JOHN SUCKLING. 1613—1641.] I PRITHEE, SEND ME BACK MV HEART. I PRITHEE send me back my heart,...
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