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" ... our sage and serious poet Spenser, whom I dare be known to think a better teacher than Scotus or Aquinas, describing true temperance under the person of Guion, brings him in with his Palmer through the cave of Mammon, and the bower of earthly bliss,... "
Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People - Page 344
by Mary Russell Mitford - 1853
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Observations on the Fairy Queen of Spenser, Volume 2

Thomas Warton - Criticism, Textual - 1762 - 270 pages
...expire with Spenfer. Let me add Milton's opinion, who calls our author, " Our " fage ferious Spenfer, whom I dare be known to " think, A BETTER TEACHER THAN SCOTUS OR AQUINAS t." B. ici f, 2. But of his cheare did feeme too folemne fad. * To my moft dearely loved friend, Henry...
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Remarks on Johnson's Life of Milton. To which are Added, Milton's Tractate ...

Francis Blackburne - Education - 1780 - 381 pages
...known to think a better teacher then Scotus or Aquinas, defcribmg true temperance under the perfon of Guion, brings] him in with his palmer through the cave of Mammon, and the bowr of earthly bliffe that he might fee and know, and yet abftain. Since there^ fore the knowledge...
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Remarks on Johnson's Life of Milton. To which are Added, Milton's Tractate ...

Francis Blackburne - Education - 1780 - 381 pages
...known to think a better teacher then Scotus or Aquinas, defcribing true temperance under the perfon of Guion, brings^: him in with his palmer through the cave of Mammon, and the bowr of earthly blifle that he might fee and know, and yet abftain. Since therefore theknowledge and...
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The Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 1

Edmund Spenser - English poetry - 1805
...HENRY JOHN TODD, MAFAS RECTOR OF MI HALLOWS, LOMBARD-STREET, LONDON, &C. Our fagc ferious Spenfer, whom I dare be known to think a better teacher than Scotus or Aquinas. Milton's Areopagitica. No man was ever born with a greater genius, or had more knowledge to fupport...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton, Charles Symmons - Poets, English - 1806
...known to think a better teacher than Scotus or Aquinas,) dcfcribing true temperance under the perfon of Guion, brings him in with his palmer through the cave of Mammon, and the bower of earthly bills, that he might fee and know, and yet jr-iibftain. Since therefore the knowledge and furvey of...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton, Charles Symmons - Poets, English - 1806
...whitenefs is but an excremental whitenefs ; which was the reafon why our fage and ferious poet Spcnfer, (whom I dare be known to think a better teacher than Scotus or Aquinas,) defcribing true temperance under the perfon of Guion, brings him in with his palmer through the cave...
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Observations on the Fairy Queen of Spenser, Volume 2

Thomas Warton - Epic poetry, English - 1807
...did not expire with Spenser. Let me add Milton's opinion, who calls our author, " Our sage, serious Spenser, whom I dare be known to think, a better teacher than Scotus or Aquinas J." B. icis ii. But of his cheare did seeme too solcmne sad. Sad did not always imply sorrow, but gravity...
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Flower's Political review and monthly register. (monthly ..., Volume 9

Benjamin Flower - 1811
...and rejects it, is hut a hlank virtue, not a pure ; her whiteness is hut an excremcntal whiteness; which was the reason why our sage and serious poet Spenser, (whom I dare he known to think a hetter teacher than Scotus or Aquinas,)descrihing true temperance wndcrthe person...
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Observations on the Fairy Queen of Spenser, Volume 2

Thomas Warton - Epic poetry, English - 1807
...did not expire with Spenser. Let me add Milton's opinion, who calls our author, " Our sage, serious Spenser, whom I dare be known to think, a better teacher than Scotns or Aquinas^." B. icis ii. But of his chcare did seeme too solemnc sad. Sad did not always imply...
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Prose Works ...: Containing His Principal Political and ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1809
...and rejects it, is but a blank virtue, not a pure ; her whiteness is but an excremental whiteness ; which was the reason why our sage and serious poet...the bower of earthly bliss, that he might see and Jkiiow, and yet abstain. .'Since therefore the knowledge and survey of vice is in this world so necessary...
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