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" Give me more love, or more disdain; The torrid or the frozen zone Bring equal ease unto my pain; The temperate affords me none: Either extreme, of love or hate, Is sweeter than a calm estate. "
The University of Texas Record - Page 6
1904
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For Love's Sweet Sake: Selected Poems of Love in All Moods

George Hembert Westley - English poetry - 1905 - 218 pages
...thy sadness, then think upon me, And the thought shall be madness, deceiver, to thee. Old Song 141 GIVE me more love or more disdain ; The torrid or the frozen zone Brings equal ease unto my pain, The temperate affords me none ; Either extreme of love or hate Is better...
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The Pageant of English Poetry

Robert Maynard Leonard - English poetry - 1909 - 636 pages
...you at last she flies, And in your fragrant bosom dies. T. CAREW. 181. MEDIOCRITY IN LOVE REJECTED GIVE me more love, or more disdain ; The torrid or...if it be love — Like Danae in that golden shower, I'll swim in pleasure ; if it prove Disdain, that torrent will devour My vulture hopes ; and he 's...
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English Lyrical Poetry from Its Origins to the Present Time

Edward Bliss Reed - English poetry - 1912 - 638 pages
...find it difficult to discover the "sincere and tender passion" which Mr. Gosse attributes to them. " Give me more love or more disdain ; The torrid or...extreme of love or hate, Is sweeter than a calm estate," writes Carew, but there is nothing of the old fervor of the sonneteers in his songs. Sidney's Muse...
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Metaphysical Lyrics & Poems of the Seventeenth Century: Donne to Butler

Sir Herbert John Clifford Grierson - English poetry - 1921 - 316 pages
...Give me more Love, or more Disdain; The Torrid, or the Frozen Zone Bring equall ease unto my paine ; The Temperate affords me none : Either extreme, of Love, or Hate, Is sweeter than a calme estate. Give me a storme ; if it be Love, Like Danae in that golden showre I swim in pleasure...
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Metaphysical Lyrics & Poems of the Seventeenth Century, Donne to Butler

Sir Herbert John Clifford Grierson - Poetry - 1921 - 316 pages
...influence Their ravish'd spirits did possess. 140 Lord Herbert of Cherbury. Mediocrity in love rejected. Give me more Love, or more Disdain ; The Torrid, or the Frozen Zone Bring equall ease unto my paine ; The Temperate affords me none : P Either extreme, of Love, or Hate," Is...
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Poet Lore, Volume 35

Drama - 1924 - 690 pages
...but never fall short of it. Poets care for no half-measures. Like the cavlier-poet, they seem to say, Give me more love or more disdain The torrid or the frozen zone. The tragedy and comedy of souls is played upon a background tinged with the immense issues of human...
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Lyrics from the Old Song Books

Edmondstoune Duncan - Ballads, English - 1927 - 658 pages
...The latter is reprinted in English Melodies, p. 99 (Dent). 256. Give me more Love, or more Disdain GIVE me more love, or more disdain, The torrid or...calm estate. Give me a storm, if it be love, Like Dana, in that golden show'r, I swim in pleasure ; if it prove Disdain that torrent will devour My vulture...
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Lyrics from the Old Song Books

Edmondstoune Duncan - Ballads, English - 1927 - 634 pages
...The latter is reprinted in English Melodies, p. 99 (Dent) . 256. Give me more Love, or more Disdain GIVE me more love, or more disdain, The torrid or the frozen zone Bring equal ease unto my pain, 1-. ; ••.! The temperate aiFords me none ; Either extreme of love or hate Is sweeter than a calm...
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Seventeenth Century Lyrics from the Original Texts

Norman Ault - English poetry - 1928 - 544 pages
...1639. )* Mediocrity in Loee rejected GIVE me more love, or more disdain ; The torrid or the fro2en 2one Bring equal ease unto my pain ; The temperate affords...if it be love, Like Danae in that golden shower, I 'll swim in pleasure ; if it prove Disdain, that torrent will devour My vulture hopes ; and he 's possessed...
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English Literature: A Survey and a Commentary

Francis Meehan - English literature - 1928 - 764 pages
...my sighs thus intertalked ; " Tell me, said I, in deep distress, Where may I find my shepherdess?" Give me more love, or more disdain : The torrid, or...extreme, of love or hate, Is sweeter than a calm estate. His "Approach to Spring," on a topic irresistible to all poets and poetasters and near poets, invests...
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