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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 contextuerunt tres ... - Page 24
by Shrewsbury (England). Royal School - 1801 - 328 pages
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The Giant Book of Poetry

William Roetzheim - Poetry - 2006 - 748 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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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 English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - Literary Collections - 2006 - 486 pages
...the Nunnerie Of thy chaste breast, and quiet minde, To Warre and Armes I flie. 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. Yet this Inconstancy is such, As you too shall adore; I could not...
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Reading Faulkner: Introductions to the First Thirteen Novels

Richard Marius, Nancy Grisham Anderson - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 200 pages
...Nunnerie Of thy chaste breast, and quiet minde, To Warre and Armes l file. True; a new Mistresse now l chase, The first foe in the Field; And with a stronger Faith imbrace A Sword, a Horse, a Shield. Yet this lnconstancy is such, As you too shall adore; l could not...
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The Poetry of War

James Anderson Winn - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 241 pages
...embrace of a woman pictured as a walled convent. He is leaving her for someone else: True; a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field; And with...stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Medieval and Renaissance poets often described their mistresses as enemies with the power to slay them,...
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