Edmund Spenser

1552 - 1599

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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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

Contributed by: Zaady

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