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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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Historical Essays

John Coleman (of Dover.) - Europe - 1851 - 884 pages
...one of the most rare and precious. It is perhaps as chaste and perfect a poem as Waller ever wrote. "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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The Book of English Songs: From the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century

Charles Mackay - Ballads, English - 1851 - 332 pages
...song; And welcome thee, and wish thee long ! GO, LOVELY ROSE. EDMUHD WALLER, born 1603, died 1687. 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 had'st thou sprung In deserts where...
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National Series of Selections for Reading; Adapted to the Standing ..., Volume 4

Richard Green Parker - 1852 - 380 pages
...unto others. * 1680, — called the English Seneca. LESSON LXXXVIH. Go, lovely Ease. — WALLER.* 1 . Go, lovely rose ! Tell her that wastes her time and...resemble her to thee, How sweet and fair she seems to be. 2. Tell her that 's young, And shuns to have her graces spied, That, had'st thou sprung In deserts,...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1852 - 870 pages
...Like Phoebus thus, acquiring unsought praise, He catch'd at love, and fill'd his arms with bays. SONG. Tell her that's young. And shuns to have her graces spied, That hadst thon sprung In deserts, where...
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - English poetry - 1852 - 442 pages
...declination or decay. For, with a full hand, that does bring All that was promis'd by the spring. Song. Go lovely rose Tell her that wastes her time and me,...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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Lotus-eating: a Summer Book

George William Curtis - Atlantic States - 1852 - 210 pages
...across the court to serenade under that window, with the most musical and genuine of his verses. " 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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Garden Walks with the Poets

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - English poetry - 1852 - 354 pages
...sweeter I would make the hours, The quicker they are passed away." Waller. • i•] O, lovely Eose ! 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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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

Poets, American - 1853 - 560 pages
...horrors, troubles, slights ; Woods' harmless shades have only true delights. DRUMMOND OF HAWTHOBNDEN. 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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Home and Social Philosophy: Or, Chapters on Every-day Topics

Charles Dickens - Household words - 1853 - 504 pages
...charming, that it appears in almost every collection of merit, from Campbell's " Beauties" downwards.* " 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 sprang, In deserts where...
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The Irish Quarterly Review, Volume 3

Ireland - 1853 - 1074 pages
...be ? Who does not recall Suckling' 0 „ •" Why so wan and pale, ho does not remember Waller's— Go, lovely rose ! Tell her that wastes her time and...resemble her to thee, How sweet and fair she seems to be. Or that exquisite ballad — It is not that I love you less, Than when before your feet I lay ; But...
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