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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 British Churches in Relation to the British People

Edward Miall - Great Britain - 1849 - 458 pages
...to her followers, 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...better teacher than Scotus or Aquinas), describing due temperance under the person of Guion, brings him in with his palmer through the cave of Mammon,...
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The works of John Milton in verse and prose, with a life of the ..., Volume 4

John Mitford - 1851
...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 the knowledge and...
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Foliorum Centuriae: Selections for Translation Into Latin and Greek Prose ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - English language - 1852 - 360 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. [St John's College Voluntary Classical, 1847.] 172. FOB, you are not ignorant of what moment it is...
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Materials for Latin prose, by P. Frost [With] Key

Percival Frost - 1852
...the utmost that vice promises to her followers and rejects it, is but a blank virtue, not a pure ; which was the reason why our sage and serious poet...true temperance under the person of Guion, brings him with his palmer through the Cave of Memnou and the bower of earthly bliss, that he might see and know,...
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Bases of Belief, an Examination of Christianity as a Divine Revelation by ...

Edward Miall - Apologetics - 1853 - 425 pages
...her followers, 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...better teacher than Scotus or Aquinas), describing due temperance under the person of Guion, brings him in with his palmer through the cave of Mammon,...
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The Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Poets, Philosophers ..., Volume 1

Arthur Thomas Malkin - Biography - 1853
...that his virtue was not unworthy of lus 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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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productins of ...

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1853
...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, Spenser (whom 1 dare be known to think a better teacher than Scotus or Aquinas), describing true temperance under...
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Recollections of a Literary Life

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1855 - 558 pages
...virtue, therefore, which is but a youngling in the contemplation of evil, and knows not the utmost t lint vice promises to her followers and rejects it, is...and know, and yet abstain. " If, therefore, ye be loth to dishearten utterly and discontent, not the mercenary crew and false pretenders to learning,...
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An Account of the Life, Opinions, and Writings of John Milton: With an ...

Thomas Keightley - Poets, English - 1855 - 484 pages
...is but a blank virtue, not a pure ;* her whiteness is but an excremental [superficial] whiteness : which was the reason why our sage and serious poet...— describing true temperance under the person of Guyon, brings him with his Palmer through the cave of Mammon,t and the Bower of earthly Bliss, that...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 18

1858
...reason why the sage and serious poet, Spenser, describing true temperance under the person of Guión, brings him in with his palmer through the cave of...bliss, that he might see and know, and yet abstain. THE POOR WASHERWOMAN. " T DECLARE, I have half a mind to put this _L bed-quilt into the wash to-day....
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