Edmund Spenser

1552 - 1599

A Quote by Edmund Spenser on hope and mercy

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Who will not mercy unto others show, How can he mercy ever hope to have?

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

Source: The Faerie Queene, 1590

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A Quote by Edmund Spenser on death, genius, poets, and survival

The poets' scrolls will outlive the monuments of stone. Genius survives; all else is claimed by death.

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

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A Quote by Edmund Spenser

Roses red, and violets blue, And all the sweetest flowers, that in the forest grew.

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

Source: The Faerie Queene, 1590

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A Quote by Edmund Spenser on change

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But times do change and move continually.

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

Source: The Faerie Queene, 1590

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A Quote by Edmund Spenser

Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

Source: The Faerie Queene, 1590

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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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