Edmund Spenser Quotes

Fondnesse it were for any being free, To covet fetters, though they golden bee.
Edmund Spenser (1552?-1599), British poet. Amoretti; XXXVII. What guyle is this (l. 13-14). . . The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser. R. E. Neil Dodge, ed. (1936) Houghton Mifflin.
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Is it that mens frayle eyes, which gaze too bold, She may entangle in that golden snare:
Edmund Spenser (1552?-1599), British poet. Amoretti; XXXVII. What guyle is this (l. 5-6). . . The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser. R. E. Neil Dodge, ed. (1936) Houghton Mifflin.
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Ye learned sisters which have oftentimes Beene to me ayding, others to adorne: Whom ye thought worthy of your gracefull rymes, That even the greatest did not greatly scorne To heare theyr names sung in your simple layes,
Edmund Spenser (1552?-1599), British poet. Epithalamion (l. 1-5). . . The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser. R. E. Neil Dodge, ed. (1936) Houghton Mifflin.
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So Orpheus did for his owne bride, So I unto my selfe alone will sing, The woods shall to me answer and my Eccho ring.
Edmund Spenser (1552?-1599), British poet. Epithalamion (l. 16-18). . . The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser. R. E. Neil Dodge, ed. (1936) Houghton Mifflin.
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Whether lying reastlesse in heavy bedde, or else Sitting so cheerelesse at the cheerfull boorde, or else Playing alone carelesse on hir heavenlie virginals.
Edmund Spenser (1552?-1599), British poet. Iambicum Trimetrum (l. 4-6). PoEL-1. The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser. R. E. Neil Dodge, ed. (1936) Houghton Mifflin.
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Waking love suffereth no sleepe: Say, that raging love dothe appall the weake stomacke: Say, that lamenting love marreth the musicall.
Edmund Spenser (1552?-1599), British poet. Iambicum Trimetrum (l. 10-12). . . The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser. R. E. Neil Dodge, ed. (1936) Houghton Mifflin.
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Unhappie Verse, the witnesse of my unhappie state, Make thy selfe fluttring wings of thy fast flying Thought,
Edmund Spenser (1552?-1599), British poet. Iambicum Trimetrum (l. 1-3). PoEL-1. The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser. R. E. Neil Dodge, ed. (1936) Houghton Mifflin.
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Sweet breathing Zephyrus did softly play, A gentle spirit, that lightly did delay Hot Titan's beams, which then did glister fair;
Edmund Spenser (1552?-1599), British poet. Prothalamion (l. 2-4). . . The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser. R. E. Neil Dodge, ed. (1936) Houghton Mifflin.
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Eftsoones the Nymphes, which now had Flowers their fill, Ran all in haste, to see that silver brood, As they came floating on the Christal Flood,
Edmund Spenser (1552?-1599), British poet. Prothalamion (l. 55-57). . . The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser. R. E. Neil Dodge, ed. (1936) Houghton Mifflin.
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That through thy prowess and victorious arms, Thy country may be freed from foreign harms; And great Elisa's glorious name may ring Through all the world
Edmund Spenser (1552?-1599), British poet. Prothalamion (l. 155-158). . . The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser. R. E. Neil Dodge, ed. (1936) Houghton Mifflin.
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