Edmund Spenser Quotes

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"And he that strives to touch the stars, Oft stumbles at a straw" Edmund Spenser
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"She heard with patience all unto the end, / And strove to maister sorrowful assay, / Which greater grew, the more she did contend; / And almost rent her tender hart in tway / And love fresh coles unto her fire did lay: / For greater love, the greater is the losse..." Edmund Spenser
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"Fresh spring the herald of love's mighty king" Edmund Spenser
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"For of the soul the body form doth take,For soul is form, and doth the Body make." Edmund Spenser
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"Her angel's face, As the great eye of heaven shined bright, And made a sunshine in the shady place" Edmund Spenser
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Heaven   

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"It is the mind that maketh good of ill, that maketh wretch or happy, rich or poor" Edmund Spenser
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"Sleep after toil, port after stormy seas, Ease after war, death after life does greatly please" Edmund Spenser
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Death   

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"True loves are often sown, but seldom grow on ground." Edmund Spenser
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"And all for love, and nothing for reward" Edmund Spenser
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Love   

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"For take thy balance if thou be so wise And weigh the wind that under heaven doth blow; Or weigh the light that in the east doth rise; Or weigh the thought that from man's mind doth flow." Edmund Spenser
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"Each goodly thing is hardest to begin" Edmund Spenser
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"What more felicity can fall to creature, than to enjoy delight with liberty?" Edmund Spenser
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English Poet    Liberty   

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"Gold all is not that doth golden seem" Edmund Spenser
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Gold   

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"I was promised on a time - to have reason for my rhyme; From that time unto this season, I received nor rhyme nor reason" Edmund Spenser
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"Be judge ye heavens, that all things right esteeme, / How I him loved, and love with all my might, / So thought I eke of him, and thinke I thought aright." Edmund Spenser
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"The poets' scrolls will outlive the monuments of stone. Genius survives; all else is claimed by death." Edmund Spenser
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Death    English Poet   

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"The blazing brightnesse of her beauties beame, / And glorious light of her sunshyny face / To tell, were as to strive against the streame." Edmund Spenser
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"Whiles every sence teh humour sweet embayd, / And slombring soft my hart did steale away, / Me seemed, by my side a royall Mayd / Her daintie limbs full softly down did lay: / So faire a creature yet saw never sunny day." Edmund Spenser
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"For of the soul the body form doth take,
For soul is form, and doth the Body make."
Edmund Spenser
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"True loves are often sown,
but seldom grow on ground."
Edmund Spenser
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Love   

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"Sleep after toil, port after stormy seas, Ease after war, death after life does greatly please." Edmund Spenser
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