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" Their purpose is ambition, Their practice, only hate ; And if they once reply, Then give them all the lie. Tell them that brave it most, They beg for more by spending Who in their greatest cost Seek nothing but commending ; And if they make reply, Spare... "
The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent Divines ... - Page 400
by Francis Wrangham - 1816
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 71

England - 1852
...In some of them this virtuous soul makes a strange medley of complaints: — " Tell them that bravo it most They beg for more by spending, Who in their greatest cost Lack nothing but commanding : Aad if they make reply, Spare nut to give the be. " Tell real it lacks...
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The book of English poetry, with critical and biogr. sketches of the poets

English poetry - 1853
...the church it shows What's good, and doth no good : If Church ar.d Court reply, Then give them both the lie. Tell zeal it lacks devotion, Tell love it...Tell time it is but motion, Tell flesh it is but dust ; And wish them not reply, For thou must give the lie. Tell Fortune of her blindness, Tell nature of...
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 1

Beautiful poetry - 1853
...Their practice only hate ; And if they once reply, Then give them all the lie. Tell them that brave it most, They beg for more by spending, Who, in their...nothing but commending ; And, if they make reply, Then give them all the lie. Tell Zeal it lacks devotion, Tell Love it is but lust, Tell Time it is...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1853 - 749 pages
...commending ; And if they make reply, Then give them all the lie. Tell Zeal it lacks devotion, Tell Love it U but lust, Tell Time it is but motion, Tell Flesh it is but dust ; And wish them not reply, For thou must give the lie. Tell Age it daily wasteth, Tell Honour how it...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productins of ...

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1853
...Their practice only hate. And if they once reply, Then give them all the lie. Tell them that brave it most, They beg for more by spending, Who in their greatest cost, S^ek nothing but commending. And if they make reply, Then give them all the lie. Tell zeal it lacks...
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The Life and Times of Sir Walter Ralegh: With Copious Extracts from His ...

Charles Whitehead - Great Britain - 1854 - 309 pages
...hate ; And if they do reply, Then give them all the be. Tell those that brave it most, They beg the more by spending ; Who in their greatest cost Seek...time it is but motion ; Tell flesh it is but dust ; And wish them not reply, For thou must give the lie. Tell age it daily wasteth ; Tell honour how...
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Englische Dichter: Eine Auswahl englischer Dichtungen mit deutscher Uebersetzung

English poetry - 1856 - 735 pages
...Their practise only hate ; And if they once reply, Then give them all the lye. Tell them that brave it most, They beg for more by spending, Who in their...commending ; And if they make reply, Spare not to give the lye. Tell zeale , it lacks devotion ; Tell love , it is but lust, Tell time , it is but motion ; Tell...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 pages
...They beg for mor^by spending, v Who, in their greatest cost, Seek nothing but comrnending. And if ihey make reply, Spare not to give the lie. Tell Zeal it lacks devotion: Tell Love it is but lust; N Tell Time .it is but motion j, Tell Flesh jt is but dust: _ And wish .them not reply, > For thou...
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Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1848 - 776 pages
...; Their practice only hate. And if they do reply, Then give them all the lie. Tell those that brave it most, They beg for more by spending, Who, in their...Time it is but motion ; Tell Flesh it is but dust: And wish them not reply, For thou must give the lie. Tell Age it daily wasteth ; Toll Honor how it...
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Class Book of Poetry: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1857 - 384 pages
...state, Their purpose is ambition, Their practice only hate. And if they once reply, Then give them all the lie. Tell zeal it lacks devotion, Tell love it...time it is but motion, Tell flesh it is but dust; And wish them not reply, For thou must give the lie. Tell age it daily wasteth, Tell honour how it...
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