Sir John Suckling Quotes

Why so pale and wan, fond lover Prithee, why so pale?
Sir John Suckling (1609-1642), British poet, playwright. Aglaura (l. 1-6). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (New ed., rev. and enl., 1939) Oxford University Press.
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Quit, quit, for shame; this will not move, This cannot take her. If of herself she will not love, Nothing can make her: The devil take her!
Sir John Suckling (1609-1642), British poet, playwright. Aglaura (l. 1-6). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (New ed., rev. and enl., 1939) Oxford University Press.
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Will, when speaking well can't win her, Saying nothing do't? Prithee, why so mute?
Sir John Suckling (1609-1642), British poet, playwright. Aglaura (l. 1-6). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (New ed., rev. and enl., 1939) Oxford University Press.
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Of thee (kind boy) I ask no red and white to make up my delight, no odd becoming graces, Black eyes, or little know-not-whats, in faces; Make me but mad enough, give me good store Of Love, for her I Court I ask no more, 'Tis love in love that makes the sport. There's no such thing as that we beauty call, it is meer cousenage all;
Sir John Suckling (1609-1642), British poet, playwright. Of thee (kind boy) I ask no red and white (l. 1-10). . . Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.
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If I a fancy take To black and blue, That fancy doth it beauty make.
Sir John Suckling (1609-1642), British poet, playwright. Of thee (kind boy) I ask no red and white (l. 14-16). . . Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.
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Oh for some honest lover's ghost, Some kind unbodied post Sent from the shades below! I strangely long to know Whether the nobler chaplets wear Those that their mistress' scorn did bear, Or those that were used kindly.
Sir John Suckling (1609-1642), British poet, playwright. Oh! For some honest lover's ghost (l. 1-7). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (New ed., rev. and enl., 1939) Oxford University Press.
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'Tis now since I sat down before That foolish fort, a heart, ( Time strangely spent) a year, and more, And still I did my part:
Sir John Suckling (1609-1642), British poet, playwright. 'Tis Now, Since I Sat Down Before (l. 1-4). . . Poets of the English Language, Vols. I-V. Vol. I: Langland to Spenser; Vol. II: Marlowe to Marvell; Vol. III: Milton to Goldsmith; Vol. IV: Blake to Poe; Vol. V: Tennyson to Yeats. W. H. Auden and Norman Holmes Pearson, eds. (1950) The Viking Press.
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For beauties from worth arise Are like the grace of deities,
Sir John Suckling (1609-1642), British poet, playwright, and Owen Felltham (c.1602-1668), British poet. When, dearest, I but think on thee (attributed to Suckling and to Felltham) (l. 4-5). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (New ed., rev. and enl., 1939) Oxford University Press.
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