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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 . 25 SIR WALTER RALEGH Tell them that brave it most , They beg for more by ...
Tell faith it's fled the city , Tell how the country erreth , Tell manhood shakes off pity , Tell virtue least preferreth . And if they do reply , Spare not to give the lie . ' Such an one did I meet , good sir , Such an angelic face ...
35 Tell us – for oracles must still ascend , For those that crave them at your tomb - Tell us , where are those beauties now become , And what they now intend : Tell us , alas , that cannot tell our grief , Or hope relief .
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