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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 Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets - Page 526
by Henry George Bohn - 1881 - 715 pages
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The songs of England and Scotland

England - 1835 - 784 pages
...me but what this riband bound, Take all the rest the sun goes round. GO LOVELY ROSE. EDMUND WALLER. Go, lovely Rose ! Tell her that wastes her time and...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...
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A garland of love, wreathed of pleasant flowers, gathered in the field of ...

Garland - English poetry - 1836 - 250 pages
...waist is straight and clean As Cupid's shaft, or Hermes' rod, And powerful too as either god. THE ROSE. Go, lovely rose ! Tell her that wastes her time and...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 desarts where...
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The Book of Flowers

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Flowers in literature - 1836 - 434 pages
...of China, but naturalized in Europe. Leaflet, of a dark shining green. Flowers, solitary. FORSAKEN. Go, lovely Rose, Tell her that wastes her time and...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...
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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1836 - 390 pages
...Of declination or decay. For, with a full hand, that does bring All that was promis'd by the spring. Go lovely rose, Tell her that wastes her time and...resemble her to thee, How sweet and fair she seems to be. Tell her that's young, And shuns to have her graces spy'd, That hadst thou sprung In desarts, where...
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The Young Lady's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the ...

Author of The young man's own book - American poetry - 1836 - 336 pages
...soft, now loud, unto the wind did call, The gently warbling wind lowe answering to all, SPENSER. SONG. Go, lovely rose! Tell her that wastes her time, and...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...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1836 - 436 pages
...till a later age, belongs to this tribe of songsters. Shall mankind ever forget Go, lovely roģe ! Tell her that wastes her time and me, That now she...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...
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The cynosure, select passages from the most distinguished writers [ed. by ...

Cynosure - 1837 - 272 pages
...fallows. PALEY. THE brave man does maintain his painful post, And cowards only fly to ease in death. Go, lovely Rose! Tell her that wastes her time and...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 desarts where...
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A History of English Rhythms, Volume 2

Edwin Guest - English language - 1838 - 474 pages
...The ballet-stave of five was broken in different ways — sometimes in the first and third verses : Go lovely rose ! Tell her, that wastes her time and...resemble her to thee, How sweet and fair she seems to be. * See p. 182. Tell her that 's young And shuns to have her graces spied, That, Had st thou sprung In...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 4

1838 - 870 pages
...of the English original. It has some blemishes which ought to have been avoided. WALLER. WATINSTERN. Go, lovely Rose, Tell her, that wastes her time and...resemble her to thee, How sweet and fair she seems to be. Tell her that's young, And shuns to have her beauties spied, That hadst thou sprung In valleys where...
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Flora's Interpreter, Or, The American Book of Flowers and Sentiments

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Flower language - 1838 - 282 pages
...ROSE, CHINESE, DARK. Native of China, but natuRosa semperflorens. ^sofad^" Flowers solitary. FORSAKEN. Go, lovely rose, Tell her that wastes her time and...resemble her to thee, How sweet and fair she seems to be. Then die! that she, ."The common fate of all things rare,/ How small a part of time they share, That...
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