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" Come, my Celia, let us prove, While we can, the sports of love, Time will not be ours for ever, He, at length, our good will sever; Spend not then his gifts in vain; Suns, that set, may rise again ; . But if once we lose this light, 'Tis with us perpetual... "
Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed an Historical ... - Page 388
by George Ellis - 1803 - 458 pages
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The Hive: A Collection of the Most Celebrated Songs ... ...

1729
...Suns that fet may rife again, But if once we lofe this light, Tis with us perpetual night. Why fhou'd we defer our joys ? Fame and rumour are but toys. Cannot we delude the eyes Of a few poor houfhold fpies ? *Tis no fin love's fruits to fleal ; But the fweet thefts to reveal : To be taken,...
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Bell's British Theatre, Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays ...

John Bell - 1780
...f may rile again : ' 4 But But if once we lofe this light, 'Tis with us perpetual night. Why fhould we defer our joys ? Fame and rumour are but toys. Cannot we delude the eyes Of a few poor houfhold fpies ; Or his eafier ears beguile, Thus removed by our wile ? 'Tis no fin love's fruits to...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical ...

Robert Anderson - 1795
...that fet, may rife again : But if once we lofe this light, ' J'is with us perpetual night. Why fhou!d we defer our joys ? Fame and rumour are but toys. Cannot we delude the eyes Of a few poor houfehold fpies }. Or his'eafier ears beguile, So removed by our wile .' "Tis no fin love's fruit to...
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The Lyre of Love ...

Peter L. Courtier - 1806
...be ours for ever ; He, at length, our good will sever; Spend not, then, his gifts in vain, Suns may set, may rise again; But if once we lose this light,...but toys. Cannot we delude the eyes Of a few poor houshold spies; Or his easier ears beguile, So removed by our wile ? Tis no sin love's fruit to steal,...
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

British poets - 1809
...Celia, let us prove, ^ While we may, the sweets oflove; Time will not be ours for ever, He at length our good will sever; Spend not then his gifts in vain,...Suns that set may rise again ; But if once we lose the light, Tis with us perpetual night. Why should we defer our joys ? Fame and rumour are but toys...
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The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher: The ..., Volume 1

Ben Jonson - 1811
...love '", Time wiil not be ours for ever, lie, at length, our good will sever; Spend not then his gilts in vain, Suns, that set, may rise again : But if once...with us perpetual night. Why should we defer our joys f Fame and rumour are but toys. Cannot we delude the eyes Of a few poor household spies? Or his easier...
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The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher ..., Volume 1

Ben Jonson - 1811
...prove, " While we can, the sports of love lu, " Time will not he ours for over, " He, at length, our good will sever; " Spend not then his gifts in vain, " Suns, that set, may riso again : But if once we lose this light, ' 'Tis with in perpetual night. ' Why should we defer...
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The modern British drama, Volume 3

British drama - 1811
...luve ; Time iciil not be tiurs fur ever, He, at length, our good will ; Spend not ilit /i his gifts in vain. Suns, that set, may rise again : But if once me tune this light, "fts a it h us perpetual night. Why should u'"e defer our joys * Fame and rumour...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 3

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...let us prove, While we can, the sports of love, Time will not be ours for ever, He, at length, our good will sever ; Spend not then his gifts in vain...Cannot we delude the eyes Of a few poor household spies ? to the magnificent spectacles which were exhibited for the amusement of Henry III., in 1574, when...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory, and a ...

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...not be ours for ever : He at length our good will sever. Spend not then his gifts in vain. Suns chat set, may rise again ; But if once we lose this light,...perpetual night. Why should we defer our joys? Fame aud rumour are but toys, 4 Come, my Cilia, &c.] This beautiful song is to be found in the Fox. See...
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