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" not from defect of love, But from excess of duty. " For knowing that I sue to serve A saint of such perfection, As all desire but none deserve A place in her affection; " I rather chuse to want relief Than venture the revealing : Where glory recommends... "
A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland, and Ireland ... - Page 260
by Horace Walpole, Thomas Park - 1806
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English Lyrics: Chaucer to Poe, 1340-1809

William Ernest Henley - English poetry - 1897 - 412 pages
...sues for no compassion; Since, if my plaints serve not to approve The conquest of thy beauty, It comes not from defect of love, But from excess of duty....but none deserve, A place in her affection: I rather choose to want relief Than venture the revealing. Where glory recommends the grief, Despair distrusts...
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English Lyrics: Chaucer to Poe, 1340-1809

William Ernest Henley - English poetry - 1897 - 412 pages
...sues for no compassion; Since, if my plaints serve not to approve The conquest of thy beauty, It comes not from defect of love, But from excess of duty....but none deserve, A place in her affection: I rather choose to want relief Than venture the revealing. Where glory recommends the grief, Despair distrusts...
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British Anthologies, Volume 5

Edward Arber - English poetry - 1899
...sues for no compassion! Since, if my plaints come not t' approve The conquest of thy beauty, It comes not from defect of love; But from excess of duty!...but none deserve, A place in her affection; I rather choose to want relief, Than venture the revealing! When Glory recommends the grief; Despair distrusts...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, David Patrick - Authors, English - 1901
...compassion ; Since if my plaints serve not to approve The conquest of thy beauty, It comes not from excess of love, But from excess of duty : For knowing that...to serve A saint of such perfection, As all desire, hut none deserve, A place in her affection, I rather choose to want relief, Than venture the revealing...
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English & American Literature, Studies in Literary Criticism ..., Volume 8

Charles Herbert Sylvester - History - 1903
...compassion; Since if my plaints serve not t' approve The conquest of thy beauty, It comes not from excess of love, But from excess of duty: For knowing that I sue to serve A saint of such perfection, 221 As all desire, but none deserve, A place in her affection, I rather choose to want relief, Than...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates - American poetry - 1910 - 684 pages
...conquest of thy beauty, It comes not from defect of love, But fear to exceed my duty. For knowing not I sue to serve A saint of such perfection As all desire,...but none deserve A place in her affection, I rather choose to want relief Than venture the revealing; Where glory recommends the grief, Despair disdains...
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Shakespeare in His Context: The Constellated Globe

Muriel Clara Bradbrook - Drama - 1989 - 207 pages
...lover does not declare his love). In the lyric 'Wrong not, dear Empress of my heart' Ralegh writes For knowing that I sue to serve A saint of such perfection...desire, but none deserve A place in her affection . . . He anticipates that kind of humility which adopts a disguise of poverty, which Castiglione thinks...
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A Love Gift for ...

Love poetry - 1841
...my The merit of true passion, With thinking that he feelf For,knowing that I sue to serve A sainte of such perfection, As all desire, but none deserve A place in her a Section, I rather choose to want reliefe Than venture the revealing: Where glory recommends the griefe,...
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