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" ... by an Historiographer should be the twelfth booke, which is the last; where I devise that the Faery Queene kept her Annuall feaste xii. "
Lives of illustrious ... Irishmen, ed. by J. Wills - Page 294
by Irishman - 1840
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 3

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...aduentures hapncd, which, being undertaken by xii seuerall knights, are in these xii books seuerally handled and discoursed. The first was this. In the beginning of the feast, there presented himselfe a tall clownishe younge man, who, falling before the queene of Paries, desired a boone, (as...
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Spenser, Daniel

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...aduentures hapned, which, being undertaken by xii seuerall knights, arc in these n books severally bandied and discoursed. The first was this. In the beginning of the feast, there presented himselfe a tall clownishe youngc man who, falling before the queene of Faries, desired a boone, (as...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 36

England - 1834
...— and they must be many— will be able to form some general notion of the nature of the work. " In the beginning of the Feast, there presented himself a tall clownish yonge man, who falling before the Queen of Fairies, desired a boone (as the manner there was), which...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...Aduentures hapned, which, being undertaken by xii. seuerall Knights, are in these xii. Books seuerally handled and discoursed. The first was this. In the beginning of the feast, there presented himselfe a tall clownishe younge man, who falling before the Queene of Faries desired a boone (as the...
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The Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

1826
...annual feast twelve days, upon which twelve several days the occasions of the twelve several adventures happened, which being undertaken by twelve several...knights, are in these twelve books severally handled." Ariosto, in the structure of his poem, does not, like Spenser, endeavour to combine the wildness of...
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The Monthly magazine, Volume 1

Monthly literary register - 1826
...annual feast twelve days, upon which twelve several days the occasions of the twelve several adventures happened, which being undertaken by twelve several...knights, are in these twelve books severally handled." Ariosto, in the structure of his poem, does not, like Spenser, endeavour to combine the wildness of...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 19

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...times the very rustich people left both their delights and profits to hearken to his songs. Sidney, There presented himself a tall, clownish, young man,...who, falling before the queen of the fairies, desired that he might have the achievement of any adventure, which, during the feast, might happen ; that being...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 19, Part 1

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...times the very mitick people left both their delights and profits to hearken to his songs. Sidney. There presented himself a tall, clownish, young man, who, falling before the queen of the fairies, deaired that he might have the achievement of any adventure, which, during the feast, might happen...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 36

Scotland - 1834
...— and they must be many— will be able to form some general notion of the nature of the work. " In the beginning of the Feast, there presented himself a tall clownish yonge man, who falling before the Queen of Fairies, desired a boone (as the manner there was), which...
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The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 1

Edmund Spenser - 1839
...severall Adventures hapncd, which, being undertaken by xii. severall Knights, are in these xii. Bookes severally handled and discoursed. The first was this. In the beginning of the feast, there presented himselfe a tall clownishc younge man, who falling before the Queene of Faeries desired a boone (as...
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