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" IF I freely may discover What would please me in my lover, I would have her fair and witty, Savouring more of court than city ; A little proud, but full of pity ; Light and humorous in her toying ; Oft... "
The works of the British poets: with prefaces, biographical and critical - Page 596
edited by - 1795
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The Quintessence of English Poetry, Or, a Collection of All the Beautiful ...

Thomas Hayward, William Oldys - English poetry - 1740
...I freely may difcover, What would pleafe me in my lover : I would have her fair and witty, Sav'ring more of court, than city ; A little proud, but full...eafy, nor too hard ; All extremes I would have barr'd. Johnfoy's Poetafier. Angry Cupid, bolting from her eyes. Hath fhot himfelf into me like a flame ; Where,...
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The dramatic works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher ..., Volume 1

Ben Jonson, John Fletcher, George Colman, Francis Beaumont, Peter Whalley - 1811
...intreated to sing the other. SONG. " IF I freely may discover " What would please me in my lover : " I would have her fair and witty, " Savouring more of...humorous in her toying, " Oft building hopes, and soon destroy" ing: " Long, but sweet in the enjoying ; " Neither too easy, nor too hard : " All extremes...
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The dramatic works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher

Ben Jonson, John Fletcher, Francis Beaumont - English drama - 1811
...intreated to sing the other. SONG. " IF I freely may discover " What would please me in my lover : " I would have her fair and witty, " Savouring more of court than city ; " Л little proud, but full 01 pity : " Light and humorous in her toying, " Ott building hopes, and...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 2

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...ruled by prudence.— Dryden. MCCCII. If I freely may discover What should please me in my lover, I would have her fair and witty, Savouring more of court than city; A little pVoud, but full of pity: Light and humorous in her toying, Oft' building hopes, but soon destroying,...
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Songs from the dramatists

Robert Bell - Ballads, English - 1854 - 268 pages
...THE POETASTER. l6dl. THE LOVER'S IDEAL. IF I freely may discover What would please me in my lover, I would have her fair and witty, Savouring more of court...and humorous in her toying ; Oft building hopes, and soon destroying ; Long, but sweet in the enjoying ; Neither too easy nor too hard, All extremes I would...
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Laconics: or, The best words of the best authors

John Timbs - Reference - 1856
...discover What should please me in my lover, I would have her fair ati.j witty, Savouring more of couit than city ; A little proud, but full of pity : Light...and humorous in her toying, Oft' building hopes, and soon destroying, Long, but sweet in the enjoying ; Neither too easy, nor too hard : All extremes I...
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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

Aphorisms and apothegms - 1856
...discover What should please mo in my lover, I would have her fair anu witty, Savouring more of com t than city ; A little proud, but full of pity : Light...and humorous in her toying, Oft' building hopes, and soon destroying, Long, but sweet in the enjoying ; Neither too easy, nor too hard : All extremes I...
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The Christian teacher. [Continued as] The National review

National review - 1858
...in his most trifling productions : " If I freely may discover What would please me in my lover — I would have her fair and witty, Savouring more of court...but full of pity ; Light and humorous in her toying, Soon building hopes, and soon destroying ; Long, but sweet, in the enjoying ; Neither too easy nor...
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The National Review, Volume 6

Richard Holt Hutton, Walter Bagehot - 1858
...in his most trifling productions : " If I freely may discover What would please me in my lover — I would have her fair and witty, Savouring more of court...but full of pity ; Light and humorous in her toying, Soon building hopes, and soon destroying ; Long, but sweet, in the enjoying ; Neither too easy nor...
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The Loves and Heroines of the Poets

Richard Henry Stoddard - Love poetry - 1861 - 480 pages
...1573—1637. ["'•The Poettuter." 1601.] SONG. IF I freely may discover What would please me in my lover, I would have her fair and witty, Savouring more of court...and humorous in her toying ; Oft building hopes, and soon destroying; Long, but sweet in the enjoying; Neither too easy, nor too hard, All extremes I would...
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