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Amoretti LXXIX- Edmund Spenser

Men Call You Fair Men call you fair, and you do credit it,  For that your self ye daily such do see:  But the true fair, that is the gentle wit,  And vertuous mind, is much more prais’d of me.  … Continue reading

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Amoretti LXXIV – Edmund Spenser

 Most Happy Letters Most happy letters, fram’d by skilful trade,  With which that happy name was first design’d:  The which three times thrice happy hath me made,  With gifts of body, fortune, and of mind.  The first my being to … Continue reading

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Edmund Spenser

  Edmund Spenser was an English poet best known for The Faerie Queene, an epic poem and fantastical allegory celebrating the Tudor dynasty and Elizabeth I. He is recognised as one of the premier craftsmen of Modern English verse in … Continue reading

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Sonnet LX – Edmund Spenser

THey that in course of heauenly spheares are skild,  To euery planet point his sundry yeare:  in which her circles voyage is fulfild,  as Mars in three score yeares doth run his spheare  So since the winged God his planet … Continue reading

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Sonnet LVI – Edmund Spenser

FAyre ye be sure, but cruell and vnkind,  As is a Tygre that with greedinesse  hunts after bloud, when he by chance doth find  a feeble beast, doth felly him oppresse.  Fayre be ye sure but proud and pittilesse,  as … Continue reading

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Sonnet LIX – Edmund Spenser

THrise happie she, that is so well assured  Vnto her selfe and setled so in hart:  that nether will for better be allured,  ne feard with worse to any chaunce to start,  But like a steddy ship doth strongly part  … Continue reading

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