The Works of Edmund Spenser, Volumen5

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F. C. & J. Rivington, 1805
 

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Página 26 - For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night. Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: in the morning they are like grass which groweth up. In the morning it flourisheth, and groweth up; in the evening it is cut down, and withereth.
Página 448 - Ouse came far from land, By many a city and by many a towne And many rivers taking under-hand Into his waters as he passeth downe, The Cle, the Were, the Grant, the Sture, the Rowne. Thence doth by Huntingdon and Cambridge flit, My mother Cambridge, whom as with a Crowne He doth adorne, and is adorn'd of it With many a gentle Muse and many a learned wit.
Página 272 - Right fit to rend the food on which he fared. His name was Care ; a blacksmith by his trade, That neither day nor night from working spared, But to small purpose yron wedges made ; Those be unquiet thoughts that...
Página 442 - Before the spouse : that was Arion crownd ; Who, playing on his harpe, unto him drew The eares and hearts of all that goodly crew, That even yet the Dolphin, which him bore Through the Agsan seas from Pirates vew, Stood still by him astonisht at his lore, And all the raging seas for joy forgot to rore.
Página 402 - Thus having past all perill, I was come Within the compasse of that Islands space ; The which did seeme, unto my simple doome, The onely pleasant and delightfull place That ever troden was of footings trace : For all that nature by her mother-wit Could frame in earth, and forme of substance base, Was there ; and all that nature did omit, Art, playing second natures part, supplyed it.
Página 325 - Majestic fixed upon him, as she was wont to doe, and to daunt men she knew not, stirred the blood of the young gentleman, insomuch as his colour went and came, which the...
Página 419 - They all doe learne to play the Paramours; First doe the merry birds, thy prety pages Privily pricked with thy lustfull powres, Chirpe loud to thee out of their leavy cages, And thee their mother call to coole their kindly rages.
Página 136 - For it of honor and all vertue is The roote, and brings forth glorious flowres of fame, That crowne true lovers with immortall blis, The meed of them that love, and do not live amisse.
Página 394 - Although the Roman or Grecian architecture did not begin to prevail in England till the time of Inigo Jones; yet our communication with the Italians, and our imitation of their manners, produced fome fpecimens of that ftylc much earlier.
Página 153 - And loathly mouth, unmeete a mouth to bee, That nought but gall and venim comprehended, And wicked wordes that God and man offended. Her lying tongue was in two parts divided, And both the parts did speake, and both contended ; And as her tongue so was her hart discided, That never thoght one thing, but doubly stil was guided.

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