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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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Half-hours with our sacred poets [an anthology] ed. by A.H. Grant

Half hours - 1863
...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, Give them likewise the lie. Tell zeal it hicks devotion ; Tell love it is but lust ; Tell time it is...
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Favourite English Poems: Chaucer to Pope, 1350-1700

English poetry - 1863
...potentates reply, Give potentates the lie. I' '^- ''j.0* *W•. co -|& _ 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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Early English Poems, Chaucer to Pope: Chiefly Unabridged; Illustrated with ...

English poetry - 1863 - 308 pages
...Tell men of high condition That manage the estate, Their purpose is ambition, 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, and ...

Robert Aris Willmott - English poetry - 1863 - 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. Tell Zeal it wants devotion ; tell Love it is but lust ; Tell Time it is...
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Early English poems, Chaucer to Pope

English poems - 1863
...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 Olden Time

Lewis Borrett White - English poetry - 1864 - 190 pages
...; Their pract1ce 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 honour how it...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...; 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...to give the lie. Tell Zeal it lacks devotion ; Tell Itove it is but lust ; Tell Time it is but motion ; Tell Flesh it is but dust : And wish them not reply,...
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Flowers and Fruit Gathered by Loving Hands from Old English Gardens

Emily Taylor - English poetry - 1864 - 182 pages
...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...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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1865 - 776 pages
...Their \practicc 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 tliou must give the lie. Tell Age it daily wasteth ; Tell Honor how it...
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Gathered Riches from the Older Poets, A.D. 1340-1699

W. K. - English poetry - 1865 - 123 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...
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