Edmund Spenser Quotes

Eftsoones they heard a most melodious sound, Of all that mote delight a daintie eare,
Edmund Spenser (1552?-1599), British poet. The Faerie Queene. . . The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser. R. E. Neil Dodge, ed. (1936) Houghton Mifflin.
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For all that pleasing is to living eare, Was there consorted in one harmonee, Birdes, voyces, instruments, windes, waters, all agree.
Edmund Spenser (1552?-1599), British poet. The Faerie Queene. . . The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser. R. E. Neil Dodge, ed. (1936) Houghton Mifflin.
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eke you Virgins that on Parnasse dwell, Whence floweth Helicon, the learned well, Helpe me to blaze Her worthy praise
Edmund Spenser (1552?-1599), British poet. The Shepheardes Calender (l. 41-44). . . The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser. R. E. Neil Dodge, ed. (1936) Houghton Mifflin.
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"I sawe Phoebus thrust out his golden hedde, Upon her to gaze: But when he sawe how broade her beames did spredde It did him amaze.
Edmund Spenser (1552?-1599), British poet. The Shepheardes Calender (l. 73-76). . . The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser. R. E. Neil Dodge, ed. (1936) Houghton Mifflin.
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"Bring hether the pincke and purple cullambine, With gelliflowres; Bring coronations, and sops in wine, Worne of paramoures; Strowe me the ground with daffadowndillies,
Edmund Spenser (1552?-1599), British poet. The Shepheardes Calender (l. 136-140). . . The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser. R. E. Neil Dodge, ed. (1936) Houghton Mifflin.
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Shepheards delights he dooth them all forsweare, Hys pleasaunt pipe, whych made us meriment, He wylfully hath broke, and doth forbeare, His wonted songs, wherein he all outwent.
Edmund Spenser (1552?-1599), British poet. The Shepheardes Calender (l. 13-16). . . The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser. R. E. Neil Dodge, ed. (1936) Houghton Mifflin.
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"Ye dayntye Nymphs, that in this blessed brooke Doe bathe your brest, Forsake you watry bowres,
Edmund Spenser (1552?-1599), British poet. The Shepheardes Calender (l. 37-39). . . The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser. R. E. Neil Dodge, ed. (1936) Houghton Mifflin.
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"Of fayre Elisa be your silver song, That blessed wight: The flowre of virgins, may shee florish long In princely plight.
Edmund Spenser (1552?-1599), British poet. The Shepheardes Calender (l. 46-49). . . The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser. R. E. Neil Dodge, ed. (1936) Houghton Mifflin.
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"Lo, how finely the Graces can it foote To the instrument: They dauncen deffly, and singen soote, In their meriment. Wants not a fourth Grace, to make the daunce even?
Edmund Spenser (1552?-1599), British poet. The Shepheardes Calender (l. 109-113). . . The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser. R. E. Neil Dodge, ed. (1936) Houghton Mifflin.
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good Hobbinoll, what garres thee greete? What! hath some wolfe thy tender lambes ytorne? Or is thy bagpype broke, that soundes so sweete? Or art thou of thy loved lasse forlorne?
Edmund Spenser (1552?-1599), British poet. The Shepheardes Calender (l. 1-4). . . The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser. R. E. Neil Dodge, ed. (1936) Houghton Mifflin.
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