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" Arthur, before he was king, the image of a brave knight, perfected in the twelve private moral virtues, as Aristotle hath devised, the which is the purpose of these first twelve books... "
Observations on the Fairy Queen of Spenser - Page 5
by Thomas Warton - 1762 - 270 pages
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The Fairy Queen, Volume 1

Edmund Spenser - 1758
...Cod/redo. By enfample of which excellent Poets, I labour to pourtraict in Arthur, before he was King, the image of a brave knight, perfected in. the twelve private moral virtues, as Arijlctle hath devifeo ; the which is the purpofe of thefe firft twelve books : which, if I find...
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History ..., Volume 12

English poetry - 1792
...difcover, and win GLORIANA, or Glory. The character, in ihort, which the poet profeffes to pourtray, is " the image of a brave knight perfected in the twelve private moral virtues." In eftablifliing one hero, who ihould exemplify the grand character which the author had in view, he...
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The Universal Magazine, Volume 91

1792
...difcover, and win Gloriana, or Glory. The character, in fhort, which the poetprofefies to pourtray, is ' the image of a brave knight perfected in the. twelve private moral virtues.' . In eftablilhing one hero, who fliould exemplify the grand character which the author had in view,...
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Theatrum poetarum anglicanorum: Containing the names and characters of all ...

Edward Phillips - Poets - 1800 - 342 pages
...actions is to difcover, and win, Gloriana, or Glory. In a word, in this character the poet profefies to pourtray " The image of a brave Knight perfected...evident that our author in eftablifhing one hero, who fecking and attaining one grand end, which is Gloriana, mould exemplify one grand character, or a brave...
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First book of the Faerie Queene, canto I-IV

Edmund Spenser - English poetry - 1805
...actions is to difcover and win GJLOHIANA, or Glory. In a word, in this character the poet profeffes to pourtray, " THE IMAGE OF A BRAVE KNIGHT PERFECTED...PRIVATE MORAL VIRTUES." It is evident that our author in eftabliihing one hero, who feeking and attaining one grand end, •which is G LORI AN A, mould exemplify...
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The Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 2

Edmund Spenser - 1805
...difcover and \vin GLORIANA, Or Glory. In a word, in this character the poet profefles to pour tray, " THE IMAGE OF A BRAVE KNIGHT PERFECTED IN THE TWELVE...PRIVATE MORAL VIRTUES." It is evident that our author in eftablilhing one hero, who feeking and attaining one grand end, which is GLORIANA, mould exemplify...
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The Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 2

Edmund Spenser - 1805
...actions is to difcover and win GLORIANA, or Glory. In a word, in this character the poet profeffes to pourtray, "THE IMAGE OF A BRAVE KNIGHT PERFECTED IN THE TWELVE PRIVATE MORAL VIRTUES." . • i It is evident that our author in eftablifhing one hero, who feeking and attaining one grand...
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A Journey Round the Library of a Bibliomaniac: Or, Cento of Notes and ...

William Davis - Bibliomania - 1821 - 96 pages
...intended Gloriana in praise of our Queen Elizabeth. Glory. In a word, in this character the Poet professes to pourtray " The image of a brave Knight perfected in the twelve private moral virtues." To the foregoing, which is a sketch of the Poem by Phillips, Milton's nephew, I shall here add Pope's...
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A Second Journey Round the Library of a Bibliomaniac: Or, Cento of Notes and ...

William Davis (bibliographer.) - Curiosa - 1825 - 120 pages
...intended Gloriana in praise of our Queen Elizabeth^ CHory. In a word, in this character the Poet professes to pourtray " The image of a brave Knight perfected in the twelve private moral virtues." To the foregoing, which is a sketch of the Poem by .Phillips, Milton's nephew, I shall here add Pope's...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 2, Volume 17

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...beauty, but also round about shadow the rude thickets and craggy cliffs. Spenser. I portrait in Arthur the image of a brave knight, perfected in the twelve private moral virtues. Id. By the image of my cause I see The pprtraiture of liis. Shaktpeare. Hamlet. The earl of Warwick's...
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