"to say, like Lovelace"

Richard Lovelace
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Richard Lovelace was a 17th century English poet, born in 1618.  He wrote almost 200 poems, including To Lucasta, Going to the Warres, from which the following line is quoted in The Far Pavilions:

"I could not love thee, dear, so much, lov'd I not honour more"

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