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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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The Poems of Sir Walter Raleigh: Collected and Authenticated, with Those of ...

Sir Walter Raleigh - English poetry - 1892 - 261 pages
...Works. The piece has been claimed on inferior evidence for Lord Pembroke,Sir B. Aytoun, and Lord Walden. For, knowing that I sue to serve A saint of such perfection,...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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Poems of Love from the Best Authors

Amy Neally - English poetry - 1893
...that he feels no smart 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
...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....none deserve, A place in her affection : I rather choose to want relief Than venture the revealing. Where glory recommends the grief, For any mortal...
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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 - 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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