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" Tell them that brave it most, They beg for more by spending, Who, in their greatest cost, Seek nothing but commending: And if they make reply Then give them all the lie. "
Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed an Historical ... - Page 334
by George Ellis - 1803 - 458 pages
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Drinking songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

1783
...lie. Tell men of high condition, That manage the eftate, Their purpofe is ambition, Their praftice only hate : And if they once reply, Then give them all the lie, Tell them that brave it moft, They beg for more by fpending, Who in their greateft coft, Like nothing but commending : And...
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Selection of Poems ...

Charles Snart - 1808
...potentates reply, Give potentates the lie. • Tell men of high condition, Who rule affairs of state, Their purpose is ambition, Their practice only hate...And if they once reply, Then give them all the lie. TeH them that brave it most, They beg for more by spending, Who in their greatest cost, Seek nothing...
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

British poets - 1809
...potentates reply, Give potentates the lie. Tell men of high condition, That rule affairs of state, Their purpose is ambition, Their practice only hate....Seek nothing but commending. And if they make reply, Spare not to give the lie. SIR WALTER RALEIGH. Tell zeal it lacks devotion. Tell love it is but lust,...
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

British poets - 1809
...potentates reply, Give potentates the lie. Tell men of high condition, That rule affairs of state, Their purpose is ambition, Their practice only hate....their greatest cost, Seek nothing but commending. AmJ if they make reply, Spare not to five the lie, h wastethhoil°«r how it al, And ,( they do reply,...
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Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

1819
...affection. If potentates reply, Give potentates the lie. Tell men of high condition That manage the estate, Their purpose is ambition, Their practice only hate...And if they once reply, Then give them all the lie, fore big execution. This song is here printed from the second edition of Davison's poems, 1611, 12mo....
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...Their practice only hate : And, if they do reply, Then give them all the lie. Tell those that have it most, They beg for more by spending; Who, in their...nothing but commending : And, if they make reply, Spare not to give the lie. Tell Zeal, it lacks devotion : Tell Love, it is but lust : Tell Time, it...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...Their practice only hate : And, if they do reply, Then give them all the lie. Tell those that have it most, They beg for more by spending; Who, in their...nothing but commending : And, if they make reply, Spare not to give the lie. Tell Zeal, it lacks devotion : Tell Love, it is but lust : Tell Time, it...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 44

1838
...potentates reply, Give potentates the He. " Tell men of high condition That rule affairs of state, Their purpose is ambition, Their practice only hate : And if they once reply, Then give them all the He. " Tell them that bravo it most, They beg for more by spending, Who in their greatest cost Seek...
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The Philomathic journal, Volume 1

Philomathic institution - 1824
...ambition ; Their practice only hate: And if they do reply, Then give them all the lie. "Tell those that brave it most, They beg for more by spending...Seek nothing but commending: And if they make reply, Spare not to give the lie. "'1V11 Zeal it lacks devotion ; Tell Lore it is but lust; Tell Time it is...
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The Poetical Rhapsody: To which are Added, Several Other Pieces, Volume 1

Francis Davison - 1826
...affection: If Potentates reply, Give Potentates the lie. Tell men of high condition, That manage the estate, Their purpose is ambition, Their practice only hate...beg for more by spending, Who in their greatest cost Like nothing but commending: And if they make reply, Then tell them all they lie. Tell zeal it wants...
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