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" Thy gowns, thy shoes, thy beds of roses, Thy cap, thy kirtle, and thy posies, Soon break, soon wither — soon forgotten, In folly ripe, in reason rotten. Thy belt of straw and ivy-buds, Thy coral clasps and amber studs, — All these in me no means can... "
English Pastorals - Page 76
edited by - 1895 - 280 pages
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1859 - 780 pages
...be thy love. But fading flowers in every field, To winter floods their treasures yield ; A honey 'd tongue — a heart of gall, Is Fancy's spring, but Sorrow's fall. Thy gown, thy shoes, thy beds of roses, Thy cap, thy kirtlc, and ihy posies, Are all soon wither'd, broke,...
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The Complete Angler, Or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being ..., Volume 1

Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton - 1860 - 394 pages
...complains of cares to come. The flowers do fade, and wanton fields To wayward winter reckoning yields. A honey tongue, a heart of gall, Is fancy's spring,...of straw, and ivy buds, Thy coral clasps, and amber studs,All these in me no means can move To come to thee, and be thy love. [What should we talk of dainties,...
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Poets of England and America; being selections from the best authors of both ...

England - 1860 - 532 pages
...complains of care to come. The flowers do fade, and wanton fields To wayward Winter reckoning yields, A honey tongue, a heart of gall, Is fancy's spring,...break, soon wither, soon forgotten, In folly ripe, in season rotten. Thy belt of straw, and ivy -buds, Thy coral clasps, and amber studs, All these in me...
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A Book of Love Poetry

Jon Stallworthy - 1986 - 422 pages
...complains of cares to come. The flowers do fade, and wanton fields To wayward Winter reckoning yields: A honey tongue, a heart of gall, Is fancy's spring,...- soon forgotten, In folly ripe, in reason rotten. RALEGH • DAY LEWIS Thy belt of straw and ivy-buds, Thy coral clasps and amber studs, — All these...
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Post-structuralist Readings of English Poetry

Richard Machin, Christopher Norris - 1987 - 422 pages
...forcefully to reflect this duplicity than those lines I have already quoted from Ralegh's "Nymph's Reply": "A honey tongue, a heart of gall, / Is fancy's spring, but sorrow's fall." The mingling of the move to identity with the move to differentiation among fancy and fall, spring...
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Rival Playwrights: Marlowe, Jonson, Shakespeare

James Shapiro - 1991 - 234 pages
...complains of cares to come. The flowers do fade, and wanton fields To wayward winter reckoning yields; A honey tongue, a heart of gall Is fancy's spring,...soon wither, soon forgotten, In folly ripe, in reason rotton. (POEMS, 212) INTRODUCTION The Nymph's jarring allusion to Philomel's rape and mutilation reminds...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1172 pages
...GBL; HAP; InPS; LiTB; NOBE; NoP; OBEV; OBSC; PoEL-2; PPP; Prim; TrGrPo. RB 8 Thy gowns, thy shoes.thy pure Harmony. (1. 142 — 150) OAEL-1; OBS; SeCP;...7 Every Morne from hence, A brisk Cherub somethin 9 Bui could youth last, and love still breed, Had joys no date, nor age no need, Then these delights...
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Russian Essays on Shakespeare and His Contemporaries

Aleksandr Tikhonovich Parfenov, Joseph G. Price - 1998 - 216 pages
...lined slippers for the cold, With buckles of the purest gold. Raleigh's nymph whimsically replies: Thy gowns, thy shoes, thy beds of roses, Thy cap,...wither, soon forgotten, In folly ripe, in reason rotten The lyrical hero resumes: A belt of straw and ivy buds With coral clasps and amber studs: And if these...
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon - 1998 - 386 pages
...complains of cares to come. The flowers do fade, and wanton fields To wayward Winter reckoning yields: A honey tongue, a heart of gall, Is fancy's spring,...gowns, thy shoes, thy beds of roses, Thy cap, thy kittle, and thy posies, Soon break, soon wither— soon forgotten, In folly ripe, in reason rotten....
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Love, Poetry, and Immortality: Luminous Insights of the World's Great Thinkers

William Gerber - 1998 - 148 pages
...become loathsome in the falL The flowers do fade, and wanton fields To wayward winter reckoning yields, A honey tongue, a heart of gall, Is fancy's spring, but sorrow's falL The grammatical curiosity in stanza three, where "fields" (a plural subject) is associated with "yields"...
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