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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 Educator: Prize Essays on the Expediency and Means of Elevating the ...

Central Society of Education (London, England), John Lalor, John Abraham Heraud, Edward Higginson, James Simpson, Mrs. G. R. Porter - Teachers - 1839 - 535 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...of earthly bliss, that he might see, and know, and still abstain. Since, therefore, the knowledge and survey of vice is, in this world, ao necessary to...
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Selections from the Works of Taylor, Latimer, Hall, Milton, Barrow, South ...

Basil Montagu - Conduct of life - 1839 - 350 pages
...and unprofitable without dust and heat. This was the reason why our sage and serious poet, Spenser, describing true temperance under the person of Guion,...bliss, that he. might see and know and yet abstain.* traditions : yet may it be worth our while to seek for a few truths under a whole heap of rubbish....
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The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 1

Edmund Spenser - 1839
...in Latin, and Spenser in English, have been my masters ; " and Milton calls him " our sage, ser1ous Spenser, whom I dare be known to think a better teacher than Scotus or Aquinas." Pope speaks of Spenser with delight; — " There is something in Spenser," says he, " that pleases...
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The New-York Review, Volume 4

1839
...authority to that tribunal, the imaginative lore of " our sage and serious poet, Spenser, whom," be adds, " I dare be known to think a better teacher than Scotus or Aquinas." And when nearly thirty years before its consummation, the idea of his " adventurous song" broke the...
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Tracts for the people, designed to vindicate religious and Christian liberty

Tracts - Church and state - 1840 - 470 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,...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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The poetical works of ... George Crabbe, with his letters and journals, and ...

George Crabbe - 1840
...followers, 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 coa This world...
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe: The library. The village. The ...

George Crabbe - 1840
...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...Mammon and the bower of earthly bliss, that he might sec and know, and yet abstain. Since, therefore, the knowledge and survey of vice is in this world...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...think a better teacher than Scotus or Aquinas), describing true temperance under the person of Guión, ӌH , Since, therefore, the knowledge and survey of vice is in this world so necessary to the constituting...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science ..., Volume 1; Volume 64

American literature - 1865
...That which purifies is trial, and trial is by what is contrary; which was the reason why our sage, serious poet Spenser (whom I dare be known to think...Aquinas), describing true temperance under the person of Guyon, brings him with his palmer through the Cave of Mammon and the Bower of Bliss, that he might...
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The Christian Witness, and Church Member's Magazine, Volume 2

Theology - 1845
...our sage and serious poet, Spenser, describing true temperance under the person of Guion, brings liim in with his palmer through the cave of Mammon and...bliss, that he might see and know, and yet abstain. — ifilion. A. LIVELY EMBLEM OP HEAVEN. — Oh what cheerfulness, strength, and pleasure did the primitive...
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