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EDMUND SPENSER.

IN EIGHT VOLUMES:

WITH THE

PRINCIPAL ILLUSTRATIONS

VARIOUS COMMENTATORS

VOLUME. THE FOURTH.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR F. C. AND J. RIVINGTON, T. PAYNE,
CADELL AND DAVIES, AND R. 11. EVANS.

Bye and Law, Printers, St. John's Square, Clerkenwell.

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The second Book of the Faerie Queene, Canto VIII

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The thirde Booke of the Faerie Queene, Canto I

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THE SECOND BOOK OF

THE FAERIE QUEENE

CANTO VIII.

Sir Guyon, layd in fwowne, is by

Acrates sonnes despoyld;
IV hom Arthure foone hath reskewed,

And Paynim brethren foyld.

AND is there care in heaven? Arid is there

love In heavenly spirits to these creatures bace, That may compassion of their evils move ? There is :-elfe much more wretched were

the cace Of men then beasts : But () ! th' exceeding

grace

1. 1. And is there care in heaven? And is there love &c. 1 These fine-turned verses muft be felt by every one, that knows the least thing belonging to the power of words and dignity of fentiment.--And, in the beginning of a sentence, is expressive of passion; sometimes of admiration, sometimes too of indignation. Upton.

VOL. IV,

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