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
Contributed by: Zaady
Another iron door, on which was writ, Be not too bold.
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.
Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.
Source: Hymn of Beauty
For of the soul the body form doth take: For soul is form, and and doth the body make.
What more felicity can fall to creature, Than to enjoy delight with liberty.
Source: Fate of the Butterfly, 1591
The gentle man by gentle deeds in known. For a man by nothing is so well bewrayed, As by his manners.
All that in this delightful garden grows, Should happy be, and have immortal bliss.
Though last, not least.
Source: Colin Clouts Come Home Again
All for love and nothing for reward.
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