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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 Gentle Life: Essays in Aid of the Formation of Character

James Hain Friswell - Bookbinding - 1866 - 303 pages
...of a brave, rash young man, and the passion for the relic becomes respectable — nay, poetical. " That which her slender waist confined Shall now my joyful temples bind." So sings Ben Jonson ; and we acknowledge the Anacreontic beauty of the wish. Yes, they who have that...
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Lyra elegantiarum, a collection of some of the best specimens of vers de ...

Frederick Locker- Lampson - 1867
...and fast bound, so That from thee I cannot go : If I could I would not so ! Thomas Herrick. cxxvm. 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 dear. My joy, my grief, my hope, my love Did all...
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Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 383 pages
...; Since things in motion sooner catch the eye, Than what not stirs. Troilue and Cressida, Act III. 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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The King and the Commons: Cavalier and Puritan Song, Volume 1

Henry Morley - Ballads, English - 1868 - 198 pages
...Not for reflection of his face, But of his voice, the boy had burn'd. Edmund WaUer. 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 deer ; My joy, my grief, my hope, my love, Did all...
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A handbook of poetry. To which is added a new poetica anthology and a ...

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1868
...the peasant home ; The menial serf, the pirate bold, — All, all are ruled by the spirit of gold. GIRDLE. That which her slender waist confined Shall...bind. No monarch but would give his crown, His arms may do what this has done. My joy, my grief, my hope, my love, Did all within this circle move. A narrow...
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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith - English literature - 1869 - 477 pages
...tilings rare May read in thee, How small a part of time they share Th.it are so wondrous sweet and fair. 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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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

English poetry - 1869 - 405 pages
...self she is When all her robes are gone. xcv ON A GIRDLE '"T'HAT which her slender waist confined JL Shall now my joyful temples bind : No monarch but...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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The King and the Commons: Cavalier and Puritan Song

Henry Morley - Ballads, English - 1869 - 198 pages
...Not for reflection of his face, But of his voice, the boy had burn'd. Edmund Waller. ON A GIRDLE. HAT which her slender waist confined, Shall now my joyful...temples bind ; No monarch but would give his crown, 1 lis arms might do what this has done. It was my heaven's extremest sphere, The pale which held that...
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Favourite English poems and poets

English poems - 1870 - 672 pages
...thee, How small a part of time they share That are so wondrous sweet and fair ! ON A GIRDLE. '"PHAT 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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Class-book of English Poetry from Chaucer to Tennyson

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1870 - 597 pages
...Hertfordshire ; he succeeded to a good estate, and was long in Parliament a popular but supple politician. ON A GIRDLE. THAT which her slender waist confined Shall now my joyful temples bind : It was my heaven's extrcmest sphere, The pale which held that lovely deer. My joy, my grief, my hope,...
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