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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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The baptist Magazine

1858
...race, where tbat immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat, . . which was the reawn why our sage and serious poet Spenser (whom I dare be known to think a bolter tewher than Aquinas or Scotus), describing true temperance under the person of Guion, •"ings...
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Occasional Essays on Various Subjects: Chiefly Political and Historical ...

Francis Maseres - Great Britain - 1809 - 607 pages
...whiteuefs is but an excremental whitenefs ; which was the reafon why our fage and ferious poet Spenfer, (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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Areopagitica: A Speech to the Parliament of England, for the Liberty of ...

John Milton - Freedom of the press - 1819 - 311 pages
...disguise him, he says, " let me pocket up my pedler's exert" ment." F Scotus or Aquinas*, describing tme Temperance under the person of Guion, brings him in...with his Palmer through the cave of Mammon, and the BOUT of earthly Blisse that he might see and know, and yet abstain. Since therefore the knowledge and...
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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...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...bliss, that he might see and know, and yet abstain. Since therefore the knowledge and survey of vice is in this world so necessary to the constituting...
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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...was the reason why our sage and jcriqus poet Spenser, whom I dare be known ^to think~aTEetteFTeacher than Scotus or Aquinas, describing true temperance under the person of Guion, brings him in twlth his Palmpr)ihrniigh the cave of Mammon, and I th~e bower ofearthly bliss, that he might sec and...
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The Gallery of Portraits: with Memoirs ...

Biography - 1834
...that his virtue was not unworthy of his genius. Milton speaks of him as " our sage and serious poet, whom I dare be known to think a better teacher than Scotus or Aquinas." ' The Shepherd's Calendar,' the first of Spenser's works in print, is generally said to have come out...
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe: The library. The village. The ...

George Crabbe - Poets, English - 1834
...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...bliss, that he might see and know, and yet abstain. Since, therefore, the knowledge and survey of vice is in this world so necessary to the conThis world...
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The Prose Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1835 - 976 pages
...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...Aquinas,) describing true temperance under the person of Guión, brings him in with his palmer through the cave of Mammon, and the bower of earthly bliss, that...
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Select Prose Works, Volume 1

John Milton - 1836 - 2 pages
...perhaps, in his mind Plato's beau ideal ol'a judge ; an old man who, in advancing through his long career, our sage and serious poet, Spenser, (whom I dare be...him in with his palmer through' the cave of Mammon, (3S) and the bower of earthly bliss, that he might see and know, and yet abstain. 24. Since therefore...
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Distinguished men of modern times [selected from The gallery of portraits ...

Arthur Thomas Malkin - 1838
...that his virtue was not unworthy of his genius. Milton speaks of him as " our sage and serious poet, whom I dare be known to think a better teacher than Scotus or Aquinas." 'The Shepherd's Calendar,' the first of Spenser's works in print, is generally said to have come out...
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