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" T' outlength my life, whom friends have left forlorn ; How well are they that die ere they be born, And never see thy sleights, which few men shun Till unawares they helpless are undone ! Oft have I sung of Love and of his fire ; But now I find that poet... "
Alphonsus, king of Arragon. James the Fourth. George-a-Greene, the pinner of ... - Page 291
by Robert Greene, Alexander Dyce - 1831 - 324 pages
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Poems, Chiefly Lyrical: From Romances and Prose-tracts of the Elizabethan ...

Arthur Henry Bullen - English poetry - 1890 - 170 pages
...changing so. Fie, fie, then, on fancy ! It hinders youth's joy : Fair virgins, learn by me MISERR1MUS. DECEIVING world, that with alluring toys Hast made...they that die ere they be born, And never see thy sleights, which few men shun Till unawares they helpless are undone ! Oft have I sung of Love and of...
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Poems, Chiefly Lyrical: From Romances and Prose-tracts of the Elizabethan ...

Arthur Henry Bullen - English poetry - 1890 - 170 pages
...! It hinders youth's joy : Fair virgins, learn by me To count Love a toy. , MISERRIMUS. ITVECEIVING world, that with alluring toys -•— * Hast made...they that die ere they be born, And never see thy sleights, which few men shun Till unawares they helpless are undone ! Oft have I sung of Love and of...
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A First Sketch of English Literature, Part 1

Henry Morley - English literature - 1890 - 1104 pages
...streets." These last lines of of his, in Chaucer's stanza, were written not long before his death: 14 Deceiving world, that with alluring toys Hast made my life the subject of thy scorn, And scorne&t now to lend thy fading joys T'outlength my life, whom friends have left forlorn How well are...
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Lyrics from the Dramatists of the Elizabethan Age

Arthur Henry Bullen - Ballads, English - 1891 - 301 pages
...then, on fancy ! It hinders youth's joy : Fair virgins, learn by me To count Love a toy. MISERRIMUS. DECEIVING world, that with alluring toys Hast made...they that die ere they be born, And never see thy sleights, which few men shun Till unawares they helpless are undone ! Oft have I sung of Love and of...
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Lyrics from the Dramatists of the Elizabethan Age

Arthur Henry Bullen - 1891
...fancy ! It hinders youth's joy : Fair virgins, learn by me To count Love a toy. MISERRIMUS. TAECEIVING world, that with alluring toys *-* Hast made my life...they that die ere they be born, And never see thy sleights, which few men shun Till unawares they helpless are undone! Oft have I sung of Love and of...
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English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature, Volume 10

Henry Morley, William Hall Griffin - English literature - 1893
...man now be by to do me good, yet ere I die I will by my repentance endeavour to do all men good. " Deceiving world, that with alluring toys Hast made...they that die ere they be born, And never see thy sleights, which few men shun Till unawares they helpless are undone ! " Oft have I sung of Love, and...
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Green Pastures: Being Choice Extracts from the Works of Robert Greene, M.A ...

Robert Greene - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1894 - 173 pages
...toys Haft made my life the fubjeft of thy fcorn, And fcorneft now to lend thy fading joys T'outlength my life, whom friends have left forlorn ; How well are they that die ere they be born, And never fee thy fleights, which few men fhun Till unawares they helplefs are undone ! Oft have I fung of Love...
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Green Pastures: Being Choice Extracts from the Works of Robert Greene, M.A ...

Robert Greene - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1894 - 173 pages
...toys Haft made my life the fubjecl of thy fcorn, And fcorneft now to lend thy fading joys T'outlength my life, whom friends have left forlorn ; How well are they that die ere they be born, And never fee thy Heights, which few men fhun Till unawares they helplefs are undone ! Oft have I fung of Love...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Poetry

Charles Mackay - English poetry - 1896 - 633 pages
...but a wound to woe ; Gentlest fair one, mourn no mo. [RoBnr Gxmn. 13*0— iy>.l A DEATH-BED LAMENT. DECEIVING world, that with alluring toys Hast made my life the subject of th> scorn, And scomest now to lend thy fading joy\ T' out-length my life, whom friends haw left forlorn...
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English Meditative Lyrics

Theodore Whitefield Hunt - English poetry - 1899 - 157 pages
...out of the poet's contemplation of human life and the hopelessness of the outlook. Thus he begins : Deceiving world, that with alluring toys Hast made...whom friends have left forlorn ; How well are they who die ere they be born And never see thy sleights, which few men shun Till unawares they, helpless,...
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