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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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First period. Second period. From Spenser to Dryden

George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1860
...Their practice only hate; And if they once reply, Then give them all the lie. 5 Tell them that brave it most, They beg for more by spending, Who, in their...Seek nothing but commending ; And if they make reply, Then give them all the lie. 6 Tell Zeal it lacks devotion, Tell Love it is but lust, Tell Time it is...
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Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review, Volumes 29-30

1861
...be thy warrant ; Go, since I needs must die, And give the world the lie. " Tell them that brave.it most, They beg for more by spending ! Who in their...cost, Seek nothing but commending : And if they make rep' Then give them all the i " Tell Zeal it lacks devotion, Tell love it is but lust, Tell Time it...
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Miscellaneous Poems

J H. Moss - 1862 - 248 pages
...not to touch the best, the truth shall be thy warrant, Go, since I needs must die and give the world 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 fortune of her blindness, tell nature of...
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Nugae Criticae: Occasional Papers Written at the Seaside

Sir John Skelton - Essays - 1862 - 492 pages
...ever done to any particular individual ? What benefit to society at large can be laid to its charge ? Tell zeal it lacks devotion, Tell love it is but lust,...time it is but motion, Tell flesh it is but dust,— and when you have done so, what advantage have you gained or conferred ? The crab is the critic of...
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The Poets of the Elizabethan Age: A Selection of Their Most Celebrated Songs ...

Elizabethan age - English poetry - 1862 - 80 pages
...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...Seek nothing but commending. And if they make reply, Then give them all the lie. Tell zeal it wants devotion, Tell love it is but lust, Tell time it is...
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English Sacred Poetry of the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Eighteenth & Nineteenth ...

Robert Aris Willmott - English poetry - 1862 - 387 pages
...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...seek nothing but commending ; And if they make reply, then give them all the lie. Toll Zeal it wants devotion ; tell Love it is but lust ; Toll Time it is...
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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

English poets - 1862
...reply, Then give them all the lie. Tell them that brave it most, They beg for more by spending, AYho in their greatest cost, Seek 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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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...; 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 ; Tell Honor how it...
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An index to familiar quotations selected principally from British authors ...

John Cooper Grocott - 1863
...— We do that in our zeal, Our calmer moments are afraid to answer. SCOTT.— Woodstock, Chap. XVII. Tell zeal, it lacks devotion ; Tell love, it is but...time, it is but motion ; Tell flesh, it is but dust ! And wish them not reply, For thou must give the lye. SIR WALTER RALEIGH.— The Lye, 2 Percy Rel....
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Select readings from the poets and prose writers of every country, ed. by J ...

James Fleming - 1863 - 352 pages
...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...Seek 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...
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