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" IN vain you tell your parting lover You wish fair winds may waft him over. Alas ! what winds can happy prove, That bear me far from what I love ? Alas ! what dangers on the main Can equal those that I sustain, From slighted vows, and cold disdain? "
The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 42
by Samuel Johnson - 1779
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Poems on Several Occasions

Matthew Prior - 1709 - 328 pages
...my Grief would ceafe. A SONG. IN vain you tell your parting Lover, You wifh fair Winds may waft fiim over. * Alas, what Winds can happy prove, That...Main Can equal thofe that I fuftain, From flighted Vows, and cold Difdain ^ Be gentle, and in Pity choofe To wifh the wildeft Tempefts loofe ; That thrown...
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The First Part of Miscellany Poems: Containing Variety of New ..., Part 5

John Dryden - 1716
...will mark her new Difgrace. A SONG. i By iht ferfie IN vain you rell your parting lover, You wifli fair Winds may waft him over. Alas, what Winds can happy prove, That bear me far from whrtt 1 love? Alas, what Dangers on the Main • • Can equal thofe that I fr.ftain, ? From flighred...
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Miscellany Poems, Volume 5

John Dryden - 1716
...parring Lover, You wifli fair Winds may waft him orer. Alas, what Winds can happy prove, That beat me far from what I love? Alas, what Dangers on the Main •> Can equal thufc that I fnftain, C From iligli ttd Vows and cold Difdain ? Be gentle, and in pity chule To wi(h...
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The virgin muse. Being a collection of poems from our most celebrated ...

Virgin muse - 1722
...come. XLVII. . SONG. IN vain you tell your parting Lover, * You wifli fair Winds may waft him overAlas, what Winds can happy prove, That bear me far from...Main Can equal thofe that I fuftain, From flighted Vows, and colddifdain? Be gentle, and in Pity choofe To with the. wildeft Tempeft loofe •, That thrown...
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The canary bird or, Gentlemen and lady's polite amusement

Canary bird - 1760
...TENDER LOVER. Tbeioords by, Prior, the mu/fr by Geminiaai. IN vain you tell your parting lover, You wifh fair winds may waft him over, Alas ! what winds can happy prove, That bear me far from her I love ; Alas! what dangers on the main, Can equal thofe which I fuftain, From fliohted vows and...
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The Poetical Works of Matthew Prior, Volume 1

Matthew Prior - 1779
...crown'd, Fair prophetefs, my grief would ceafe, D 2 SONG. J. N vain you tell your parting lover, You wifh fair winds may waft him over. Alas ! what winds can...main Can equal thofe that I fuftain, From flighted vows, and cold difdain ) Be gentle, and in pity choofe To wifh the wildeft tempefts loofe : That thrown...
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The Poetical Works of Matthew Prior, Volume 1

Matthew Prior - 1779
...crown'd, Fair prophetefs, my grief would ceafe. D z ON G. I N vain you tell your parting lover, You wifh fair winds may waft him over. Alas ! what winds can happy prove, That bear me far from what I love f Alas ! what dangers on the main Can equal thofe that I fuftain, From flighted vows, and cold difdain...
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The Vocal Magazine: Or, Compleat British Songster, Volumes 1-9

1781 - 359 pages
...Written ky M*TTHIW Pjiioa. | M vain you tell your parting lover You w.ih fair winds may waft him orer) Alas ! what winds can happy prove, That bear me far...love? Alas! what dangers on the main Can equal thofe which I fu!tain From flighted vows anil cold difdain? Be gentle, and in pity chufe To wi/h the wildeil...
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Preface. A historical essay on the origin and progress of national song ...

1783
...never feels a pain. SONG XVIII. BY MATHEW PRIOR ESQ., IN vain you tell your parting lover, You wifh fair winds may waft him over : Alas ! what winds can happy prove, That bear me far from what 1 love ? Alas ! what dangers on the main Can equal thofe that I fuftain, From flighted vows and cold...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Parnell. Garth. Rowe ...

1795
...would ccafc. ASON G. IK vain you tell your parting lover, You with fair winds may waft him over. Alas I what winds can happy prove, That bear me far from...main Can equal thofe that I fuftain. From flighted vows, and cold difdain J Be gentle, and in pity choefc To wifh the wildeft temped loofe : That, thrown...
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