Edmund Spenser

1552 - 1599

A Quote by Edmund Spenser on body and soul

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For of the soul the body form doth take: For soul is form, and and doth the body make.

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

Source: Hymn of Beauty

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A Quote by Edmund Spenser on boldness

How over that same door was likewise writ, Be bold, be bold, and everywhere be bold,

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

Source: The Faerie Queene, 1590

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A Quote by Edmund Spenser on boldness

Another iron door, on which was writ, Be not too bold.

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

Source: The Faerie Queene, 1590

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A Quote by Edmund Spenser on age, love, pride, and time

Gather therefore the Rose, whilst yet is prime, For soon comes age, that will her pride deflower: Gather the Rose of love, whilst yet is time.

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

Source: The Faerie Queene, 1590

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A Quote by Edmund Spenser on beauty and kindness

Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

Source: Hymn of Beauty

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A Quote by Edmund Spenser on death, deed, men, and words

For deeds to die, however nobly done, And thoughts of men to as themselves decay, But wise words taught in numbers for to run, Recorded by the Muses, live for ay.

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

Source: The Ruines of Time, 1591

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A Quote by Edmund Spenser on liberty

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What more felicity can fall to creature, Than to enjoy delight with liberty.

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

Source: Fate of the Butterfly, 1591

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A Quote by Edmund Spenser on deed and manners

The gentle man by gentle deeds in known. For a man by nothing is so well bewrayed, As by his manners.

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

Source: The Faerie Queene, 1590

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A Quote by Edmund Spenser on bliss, garden, happiness, and immortality

All that in this delightful garden grows, Should happy be, and have immortal bliss.

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

Source: The Faerie Queene, 1590

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A Quote by Edmund Spenser

Though last, not least.

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

Source: Colin Clouts Come Home Again

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