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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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Poems

James Russell Lowell - 1844 - 279 pages
...Love. Having made an extract from him whom Milton calls " our sage and serious poet Spenser, whom J dare be known to think a better teacher than Scotus or Aquinas," let me please myself still farther by hanging a sketch of his beside the others, with which it harmonizes...
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The Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1845
...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 Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1845
...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...in with his palmer through the cave of Mammon, and (he bower of earthly bliss, that he might see and know, and yet abstain. Since therefore thjajkao.vdedge...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...and rejects it, is but a blank virtue, not a pure ; her whiteness is but an excremental whiteness : Ȓ! I ! Since, therefore, the knowledge and survey of vice is in this world so necessary to the constituting...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...and rejects it, is but a blank virtue, not a pure ; her whiteness is but an excremental whiteness : : if not, Faustus is Guión, brings him in with his Palmer through the cave of Mammon and the bower of earthly bliss, that...
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Spenser and the Faery Queen

Edmund Spenser, Caroline Matilda Kirkland - English poetry - 1847 - 246 pages
...there has been but one voice from his own day to the present. Milton calls him " Our sago, serious Spenser, whom I dare be known to think a better teacher than Scotus or Aquinas," and this sentiment has been echoed, in some form or other, by all who have given an opinion on the...
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Spenser and the Faery Queen

Edmund Spenser, Caroline Matilda Kirkland - English poetry - 1847 - 246 pages
...there has been but one voice from his own day to the present. Milton calls him " Our sage, serious Spenser, whom I dare be known to think a better teacher than Scotus or Aquinas," and this sentiment lias been echoed, in some form or other, by all who have given an opinion on the...
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The Life and Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe

George Crabbe - 1847 - 587 pages
...rejects it, is but a blank virtue, not a pure; her whit ene« is but an excremental whiteness; »liich was the reason why our sage and serious poet Spenser (whom I dare be know» to think a better teacher than Scotus ftr Aquinas), describing true temperance under the person...
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The Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - English prose literature - 1848
...and rejects it, is but a blank virtue, not a pure ; f her whiteness is but an excremental whiteness ; which was the reason why our sage and serious poet...him in with his palmer through the cave of Mammon, t and the bower of earthly bliss, that he might see and know, and yet abstain. Since therefore the...
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Selections from the Poetical Works of Geoffry Chaucer: With a Concise Life ...

Geoffrey Chaucer, Charles Dunham Deshler - 1848 - 296 pages
...there has been but one voice from his own day to the present. Milton calls him " Our sage, serious Spenser, whom I dare be known to think a better teacher than Scotus or Aquinas," and this sentiment has been echoed, in some form or other, by all who have given an opinion on the...
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