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" Go, lovely Rose! Tell her, that wastes her time and me, That now she knows, When I resemble her to thee, How sweet and fair she seems to be. Tell her that's young And shuns to have her graces spied, That hadst thou sprung In deserts, where no men abide,... "
A Book of Old English Love Songs - Page 114
edited by - 1897 - 158 pages
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Notes and Queries

1894 - 668 pages
...When I resemble her to thee, Tell her that 's young, And shuns to have her graces spied, That, hadet thou sprung In deserts where no men abide, Thou must have uncommended died. Gray's two lines are these :— Full many a flower is born to blush unseen. And waste its sweetness...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - 1850 - 710 pages
...disproportion hide, And, death resembling, equals all. Go, Lovely JRox — a Song. Go, lovely rose 1 e on thee. Upon the Kindling of a C/iarcoal Fire....many creatures but do naturally affect to diffuse her. Small is the worth Of beauty from the light retir'd ; Bid her come forth, Suffer herself to be...
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Sabrinae Corolla in Hortulis Regiae Scholae Salopiensis contexuerunt tres ...

Benjamin Hall Kennedy - 1850 - 368 pages
...My heart is breaking, and my eyes are dim, And I am all aweary of my life. TENNYSON. The Rose. Go, lovely rose, Tell her that wastes her time and me, That now she knows, When I resemble her to thce, How sweet and fair she seems to be. Tell her that's young, And shuns to have her graces spied,...
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A Book of Love Poetry

Jon Stallworthy - 1986 - 422 pages
...in his arms And shatter your virginity. Translated from the French by Robert Mezey Edmund Waller Go, lovely Rose — Tell her that wastes her time and...resemble her to thee, How sweet and fair she seems to be. WALLER • SHAKESPEARE Tell her that's young, And shuns to have her graces spied, That hadst thou sprung...
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Literature and Language Teaching

Christopher Brumfit, Ronald Carter - 1986 - 308 pages
...haughtily coy mistress, a remnant of the courtly love games of the idle European feudal classes: Go, lovely Rose! Tell her, that wastes her time and me...resemble her to thee, How sweet and fair she seems to be.2 They recite poems which are an English writer's nostalgic response to his landscape: I sing of...
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The Female Body: Figures, Styles, Speculations

Laurence Goldstein - 1991 - 348 pages
...In an undusted corner of my pre-feminist consciousness Edmund Waller plays the lute and sings: Go, lovely rose! Tell her that wastes her time and me...resemble her to thee, How sweet and fair she seems to be. Then die! that she The common fate of all things rare May read in thee; How small a part of time they...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1172 pages
...We're Going to Miss Our Chance to go to Jail. BPo; CNA EDMUND WALLER (1606-1687) Go, Lovely Rose 1 Go, rgotten, so I would forget Thus devoted, concentrated in purpose. (1. 59-62) 6 And (1. 1 —5) 2 Then die that she The common fate of all things rare May read in thee; (1. 16-18) AWP;...
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Ezra Pound, Wyndham Lewis, and Radical Modernism

Vincent Sherry - 1993 - 241 pages
..."Envoi" and (as set to music by William Lawes) a standard for the modern poet's own singability: Go lovely Rose! Tell her that wastes her time and me, That now she knowes When I resemble her to thee, Go, dumb-born book, Tell her that sang me once that song of Lawes;...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - 1995 - 936 pages
...but at the date 30 Of fading beauty; if it prove But as long-liv'd as present love. GO LOVELY ROSE Go lovely Rose, Tell her that wastes her time and me,...where no men abide, Thou must have uncommended died, 10 Small is the worth Of beauty from the light retired; Bid her come forth, Suffer herself to be desired,...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 686 pages
...both worlds at once they view, That stand upon the threshold of the new. 12200 'Go, lovefy rose!' Go. se To ease my breast of melodies. 5509 'Sleep and Poetry' Stop and consider! life is but a day t lire, How sweet and fair she seems to be. 12201 'Panegyric to My Lord Protector' Rome, though her...
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