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
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
Source: The Faerie Queene, 1590
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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