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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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On Compromise

John Morley - Casuistry - 1874 - 248 pages
...followers, and rejects it, is but a blank virtue, not a pure ; her virtue is but an excremental virtue, which was the reason why our sage and serious poet...Scotus or Aquinas, describing true temperance under the form of Guion, brings him in with his palmer through the cave of Mammon and the tower of earthly bliss,...
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Milton. Areopagitica, ed. with intr. and notes by J.W. Hales

John Milton - 1874
...reason 25 why our sage and serious Poet Spencer, whom I dare be known to think a better teacher then Scotus or Aquinas, describing true temperance under...with his palmer through the cave of Mammon and the bowr of earthly blisse, that 30 he might see and know, and yet abstain. Since therefore the knowledge...
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On Compromise

John Morley - Casuistry - 1874 - 248 pages
...be known to think a better teacher than Scotus or Aquinas, describing true temperance under the form of Guion, brings him in with his palmer through the cave of Mammon and the tower of earthly bliss, that he might see and know and yet abstain.' The four grounds on which Mr....
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Masterpieces in English Literature

Homer b. Sprague - 1874
...of the Right Honorable the Earl of Kinnoul.) EDMUND SPEISTSEK. 1553-1599. — OUK sage and serious Spenser, whom I dare be known to think a better teacher than Scotus or Aquinas.— MILTON. Nor shall my verse that elder bard forget, The gentle Spenser, Fancy's pleasing son, Who, like...
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The Prose Works of John Milton ...: With a Preface, Preliminary ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1875
...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...of earthly bliss, that he might see and know, and et abstain. Since therefore the knowledge and survey of vice is in his world so necessary to the constituting...
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The North American Review, Volume 120

North American review - 1875
...in the highest vocation of all, that of teacher, and Milton calls him " our sage and serious poet, whom I dare be known to think a better teacher than Scotus or Aquinas." And good Dr. Henry More was of the same mind. I fear he makes his vices so beautiful now and then that...
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The North American Review, Volume 120

North American review - 1875
...in the highest vocation of all, that of teacher, and Milton calls him " our sage and serious poet, whom I dare be known to think a better teacher than Scotus or Aquinas." And good Dr. Henry More was of the same mind. I fear he makes his vices so beautiful now and then that...
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The Milton Anthology: Selected from the Prose Writings

John Milton - 1876 - 486 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 Church Quarterly Review, Volume 66

Arthur Cayley Headlam - English periodicals - 1908
...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,...with his palmer through the cave of Mammon, and the power of earthly bliss, that he might see and know, and yet abstain.' It is quite true that there comes...
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The Milton Anthology: Selected from the Prose Writings

John Milton - 1876 - 486 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...Guion, brings him. in with his palmer through the c^ve of Mammon, and the bower of earthly bliss, that he might see and know, and yet abstain. Since...
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