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" ON A GIRDLE THAT which her slender waist confined Shall now my joyful temples bind : No monarch but would give his crown His arms might do what this has done. It was my Heaven's extremest sphere, The pale which held that lovely deer : My joy, my grief,... "
The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent Divines ... - Page 256
by Francis Wrangham - 1816
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

English poetry - 1863 - 405 pages
...doth miss When all her robes are on : But Beauty's self she is When all her robes are gone. Anon. xcv ON A GIRDLE THAT which her slender waist confined...arms might do what this has done. It was my Heaven's extremest sphere, The pale which held that lovely deer : My joy, my grief, my hope, my love Did all...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...they share That are so wondrous sweet and fair. ON A GIRDLE. That which her slender waist confin'd Shall now my joyful temples bind : No monarch but...crown, His arms might do what this has done. It was my heav'n's extremest sphere, The pale which held that lovely deer. My joy, my grief, my hope, my love,...
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Arundines cami: Sive, Musarum Cantabrigiensium lusus canori

Henry Drury - English poetry - 1865 - 376 pages
...nolo : Sed esse loco, quo sum, est necesse, Et nequeo, quo loco essem, esse. HD Œo a aijj'a THAT which her slender waist confined Shall now my...arms might do what this has done. It was my heaven's extremest sphere, The pale which held that lovely deer : My joy, my grief, my hope, my love Did all...
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Chambers's readings in English poetry

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865
...disparity. ' Poets, sire,' replied the witty courtier, ' succeed better in fiction than in truth.' ON A GIRDLE. That which her slender waist confined Shall now my joyful temples bind : It was my heaven's extremest sphere, The pale which held that lovely deer ; My joy, my grief, my...
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A New Atmosphere

Gail Hamilton, Mary Abigail Dodge - Electronic book - 1865 - 310 pages
...little mice," she is expected to reduce her feet to the dimensions of mice, or that, when he announces " That which her slender waist confined Shall now my joyful temples bind," she is thinking of a slenderness produced by lashing herself to the bedpost? Be sure a woman will never...
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A Course of English Literature

James Hannay - English literature - 1866 - 331 pages
...in the year 1687. The little poem of his we now subjoin is called — LINES ON A. LADY'S OIKDLB. " That which her slender waist confined, Shall now my...arms might do what this has done ! It was my heaven's extremest sphere, The pale which held that lovely dear, My jy> my grief, my hope, my love, Did all...
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The Book of Rubies: A Collection of the Most Notable Love-poems in the ...

English poetry - 1866 - 384 pages
...of lawn ! Then draw your curtains, and begin the dawn. if [Bo*N 1605. DIED 1687.] ON A GIRDLE. HAT which her slender waist confined Shall now my joyful...arms might do what this has done. It was my heaven's extremest sphere, The pale which held that lovely dear: My joy, my grief, my hope, my love, Did all...
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Melodies and Madrigals: Mostly from the Old English Poets

Richard Henry Stoddard - Ballads, English - 1866 - 206 pages
...lovers live by thinking on their loss. WILLIAM CARTWRIGHT. ON A GIRDLE. THAT which her Jlender waifi confined, Shall now my joyful temples bind; No monarch...arms might do what this 'has done. It was my heaven's extremeft sphere, The pale which held that lovely deer. My joy, my grief, my hope, my love, Did all...
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Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek verse, by ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1866
...but of his voice the boy had burned. E. WALLER 137 ON A GIRDLE which her slender waist confined JL shall now my joyful temples bind: no monarch but would...arms might do what this has done. It was my Heaven's extremest sphere, the pale which held that lovely deer: my jv> mY grief; my hope, my love did all...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 100

1866
...cold fact that we give it : — " That which her slender walit confined Shall now my joyful tempies bind. No monarch but would give his crown, His arms might do what this has done. It was my heaven's extremest sphere, The paie which held that lovely dear ; My joy, my arief, my hope, my love, Did all...
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