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" GOING TO THE WARS 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.... "
Sabrinae corolla, in hortulis regiae scholae Salopiensis contexuerunt tres ... - Page 23
by Severn river - 1859 - 335 pages
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon, Professor William Harmon - Poetry - 1998 - 360 pages
...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...such As you too shall adore; I could not love thee, Dear, so much, Loved I not Honor more. COMPOSED AROUND 1645; PUBLISHED 1649. This poem is addressed...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...from blust'ring wind, or swallowing wave. 6544 To Lucastu. Going to the Wars' True; a new mistress ; but he who is governed by that maxim is not an honest...is not the Bible. This, gentlemen, is only a trans Dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. 6545 'The Scrutiny' Lady, it is already mom, And 'twas last...
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Practice what You Preach: Virtues, Ethics, and Power in the Lives of ...

James F. Keenan, Joseph J. Kotva - Religion - 1999 - 337 pages
...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...such As you too shall adore; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honor more. Commenting on the last lines of the poem, CS Lewis writes: "There...
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Shakespeare and Machiavelli

John Alan Roe, Both Professors of Maths John Roe - Drama - 2002 - 218 pages
...from his beloved, even as (like Antony bound for a military engagement) he takes his leave of her: Yet this Inconstancy is such, As you too shall adore; I could not love thee (Dear) so much, Lov'd I not Honour more.24 Lovelace's insistence on honour recalls the importance the...
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The Gospel of Matthew

William Barclay - Bible - 1968
...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...such, As you too shall adore. I could not love thee (Dear) so much, Loved I not honour more. It is very seldom that people are confronted with this choice;...
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Songs of Ourselves

Cambridge International Examinations - Education - 2005 - 265 pages
...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...such As you too shall adore; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not Honour more. unkind] (1) cruel; (2) unnatural 59 Ode: / Hafe That Drum's...
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Poemas y poetas clįsicos ingleses. De Geoffrey Chaucer a Dylan Thomas ...

2005 - 318 pages
...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 horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As thou too shalt adore; I could not love thee, Dear, so much, Loved I not Honour more. "Para Lucasta,...
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The Secret History of Domesticity: Public, Private, and the Division of ...

Michael McKeon - History - 2005 - 873 pages
...unkinde, That from the Nunnerie Of thy chaste breast, and quiet minde, To Warre and Arms I flie. II. True; a new Mistresse now I chase, The first Foe in the Field; And with a stronger Faith imbrace A Sword, a Horse, a Shield. III. Yet this Inconstancy is such, As you too shall adore; I could...
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The English Civil War: Papists, Gentlewomen, Soldiers, and Witchfinders in ...

Diane Purkiss - History - 2009 - 680 pages
...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 horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As thou too shall adore; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. Lovelace and his...
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The Giant Book of Poetry

William Roetzheim - Poetry - 2006 - 760 pages
...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 horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such as thou, too, shalt adore; I could not love thee, Dear, so much, loved I not Honor more. William Walsh...
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