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" Follow a shadow, it still flies you, Seem to fly it, it will pursue : So court a mistress, she denies you ; Let her alone, she will court you. Say are not women truly, then, Styled but the shadows of us men ? At morn and even, shades are longest ; At... "
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 5

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810 - 746 pages
...SHADDOWI. FOLLOW a shaddow, it still flies you, Seeme to flye it, it will pursue: So court a mistris, she denies you ; Let her alone, she will court you. Say, are not women duly, then, Stil'd hut the shaddows of us men ? At mome, and even, shades are longest ; At noone, they...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 8

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - Dramatists, English - 1816 - 482 pages
...ARE BUT MEN'S SHADOWS. Follow a shadow, it still flies you, Seem to fly it, it will pursue : So court a mistress, she denies you ; Let her alone, she will court you. Say are not women truly, then, Styl'd but the shadows of us men ? At morn and even shades are longest; At noon they are or short,...
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Facetiae. Musarum Deliciae: Epigrams

English poetry - 1817 - 524 pages
...shadowes. Follow a shaddow, it still flies you, Seeme to fly, it will pursue : So court a mistrisse, she denies you, Let her alone, she will court you. Say are not women truely then Stil'd but the shadwoes of us men At morne and even shades are longest, At noone they are,...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs ..., Volume 2

Laconics - 1829 - 358 pages
...consequence to him how long he shall be so, provided he is so to his life's end. — Steek. So court a mistress, she denies you: Let her alone, she will court you. Say, are not women truly then, Styl'd but the shadows of us men? Ben Anton. MCLXV. It has been said that he who retires to solitude...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 2

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829 - 354 pages
...provided he is so to his life's end. — Steele. MCLXiy. Follow a shadow, it still flies you, So court a mistress, she denies you: Let her alone, she will court you. Say, are not women truly then, Styl'd but the shadows of us men' Ben Jonson. MCLXV. It has been said that he who retires to solitude...
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The songs of England and Scotland

England - 1835 - 794 pages
...SHADOWS. BEX JONSON. Follow a shadow, it still flies you, Seem to fly it, it will pursue : So court a mistress, she denies you ; Let her alone, she will court you. Say are not women truly, then, Styl'd but the shadows of us men ? At morn and even shades are longest ; At noon they are or short,...
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The Songs of England and Scotland, Volume 1

Ballads, English - 1835 - 378 pages
...SHADOWS. BEN JONSON. Follow a shadow, it still flies you, Seem to fly it, it will pursue : So court a mistress, she denies you ; Let her alone, she will court you. Say are not women truly, then, Styl'd but the shadows of us men ? At morn and even shades are longest ; At noon they are or short,...
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Greek Pastoral Poets: Theocritus, Bion, and Moschus

Theocritus - English poetry - 1836 - 450 pages
...boundaries." — P. 58. " Follow a shadow, it still flies you, Seem to fly it, it will pursue ; So court a mistress, she denies you, Let her alone, she will...truly, then, Styled but the shadows of us men."— Jonson. " She moves the stone from the line " literally ; that is, she confounds the law of love, that...
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The Greek Pastoral Poets, Theocritus, Bion and Moschus. Done Into English by ...

Theocritus (of Syracuse) - 1836 - 436 pages
...boundaries." — P. 58. " Follow a shadow, it still flies you, Seem to fly it, it will pursue ; So court a mistress, she denies you, Let her alone, she will...women truly, then, Styled but the shadows of us men." — Jonson. " She moves the stone from the line " literally; that is, she confounds the law of love,...
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The Youth of Shakspeare, Volume 2

Robert Folkestone Williams - 1839 - 314 pages
...VOL. II. CHAPTER IX. Follow a shadow, it still files you, Seek to fly it, it will pursue ; So court a mistress, she denies you, Let her alone she will court you. BEN JONSO.S " And now I dare say," said Sir Bohert, " that Sir Launcelot, though there thou liest,...
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