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" Upon a thankless errand; Fear not to touch the best; The truth shall be thy warrant. Go, since I needs must die, And give the world the lie. Say to the court it glows, And shines like rotten wood, Say to the church it shows What's good, and doth no good.... "
The Works of Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt: Miscellaneous works - Page 715
by Sir Walter Raleigh - 1829
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 2

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1765
...T Goe • Gee tell the court, it glowes And Ihines like rotten wood ; Goe tell the church it fhowes What's good, and doth no good: If church, and court reply, Then give them both the lye. Till potentates they live AdHng by others aftions, Not lov'd unlefie they give, Not ftrong but...
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Drinking songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

Ballads, English - 1783
...hit execution. Say to the court, it glows, And mines like rotten-wood ; Say to the church, it {hows What's good, and doth no good. If church and court...Then give them both the lie. Tell potentates they live Afting by others aftion, Not loved nnlefs they give, Not ftrong, but by attention. If potentates...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets, Volume 2

George Ellis - English poetry - 1790 - 323 pages
...world the lie. Go, tell the court it glows, And (nines like rotten wood, Go, tell the church it (hows What's good, and doth no good; If church and court...Then give them both the lie. Tell potentates, they live Acting by others actions, Not lov'd unlefs they give, Not ftrong but by their factions. If potentates...
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Specimens of the early English poets: to which is prefixed an ..., Volume 1

George Ellis - English poetry - 1803 - 458 pages
...choice, my cheer, A mind content, a conscience clear. The Soul's Errand. Go, soul, the body's guest, Upon a thankless errand ! Fear not to touch the best,...since I needs must die, And give the world the lie. Go tell the court it glows, And shines like rotten wood, Go, tell the church it shows What's good,...
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Selection of Poems ...

Poetry - 1808
...boundless and immortal mind ! Universal Magazine. THE SOUL'S ERRAND. Ciro, soul, the body's guest, Upon a thankless errand; Fear not to touch the best,...since I needs must die, And give the world the lie. Go, tell the court it glows, And shines like rotten wood; Go, tell the church it shows What's good,...
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

English poetry - 1809
...coral cl Mp8 and a S4 • SIR WALTER RALEIGH. THE SOUL's ERRAND. /~tO, soul, the body's guest, ^-* Upon a thankless errand, Fear not to touch the best....since I needs must die, And give the world the lie. Go, tell the court it glows, And shines like rotten wood, Go, tell the church it shows "What's good,...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed, an Historical ...

George Ellis - English poetry - 1811
...content, a conscience clear. JOSHUA SYLVESTER. 333 The SouFs Errand. Go, soul, the body's guest, , Upon a thankless errand! Fear not to touch the best,...since I needs must die, And give the world the lie. Go, tell the court it glows, And shines like rotten wood, Go, tell the church it shows What's good,...
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Davison's Poetical rhapsody. With a preface by E. Brydges, Volume 2

Poetical rhapsody - 1816
...what is Love, I pray thee tell? POEMS, SUPPOSED TO BE WRITTEN BY THE LIE. O, Soul, the Body's-guest, Upon a thankless errand; Fear not to touch the best;...Then give them both the lie. Tell Potentates, they live Acting, by others' action; Not lov'd, unless they give; Not strong, but by affection. If Potentates...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...for grief, And cursed th' access of that celestial thief. THE lAREWELL.f Go Soul, the Body's guest, Upon a thankless errand: Fear not to touch the best; The truth shall be thy warrant. * The letter, by way of argument to explain Spenser's Poem, is addressed 'To the Right Noble and Valorous...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...for grief, And cursed th' access of that celestial thief. THE *AREWELL.f Go Soul, the Body's guest, Upon a thankless errand: Fear not to touch the best; The truth shall be thy warrant. * The letter, by way of argument to explain Spenser's Poem, is addressed ęTo the Right Noble and Valorous'...
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