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" The general! end therefore of all the booke is to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline... "
English Men of Letters: Chaucer, by Adolphus William Ward, 1896; Spenser, by ... - Page 122
1895
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The Canterbury tales and Faerie queene, with other poems of Chaucer and ...

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1870 - 624 pages
...jealous opinions and misconstructions, as also for your better light in reading thereof (being so by you commanded), to discover unto you the general intention...without expressing of any particular purposes, or by-accidents,1 therein occasioned. The general end, therefore, of all the book, is to fashion a gentleman...
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New Outlook, Volume 61

1899
...this ancestral park. -'The generall end of all the booke," wrote Spenser of the "Faerie Queene," " is to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline." And who but Sidney was his model ? He " impressed his own noble and beautiful character deeply on Spenser's...
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The Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 6

Edmund Spenser, Charles Grosvenor Osgood, Frederick Morgan Pedelford - Poetry - 1872 - 520 pages
...fashioned, without expressing of any particular purposes, or by-accidente, therein occasioned. The general end therefore of all the Booke is to fashion a gentleman or noble person iu vertuous and gentle discipline : which for that I concerned shouldc be most plausible and pleasing,...
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The Repository, Volumes 51-52

Universalism - 1874
...to enchant with interest the battle we are all engaged in. Spenser himself says, "the generall end of all the booke is to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline." Bunyan was a natural weaver of the allegorical web, to whom a religious purpose secured the worthiness...
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The Civil Service Handbook of English Literature: For the Use of Candidates ...

Austin Dobson - Authors, English - 1874 - 296 pages
...first three books published in 1590. 'The generall ende .... of all the booke," says the author, ' is to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline.' Of this, King Arthur is his exemplar, and he strives ' to pourtraict ' in him, ' before he was king,...
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Book 1 of the Faery Queene

Edmund Spenser - 1875 - 251 pages
...your better light in reading thereof, (being so by you commanded) to discover unto you the generall intention and meaning, which in the whole course thereof...without expressing of any particular purposes, or by-accidents therein occasioned. The generall end therefore of all the booke, is to fashion a gentleman...
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The poetical works of Edmund Spenser. With mem. and critical ..., Volumes 1-2

Edmund Spenser - 1876
...jealous opinions and misconstructions, as also for your better light in reading thereof) (being so by you commanded,) to discover unto you the general intention...course thereof I have fashioned, without expressing ot any particular purposes, or by-accidents, therein occasioned. The general end therefore of all the...
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Studies in English, prose and poetry, ed. and annotated by H.C. Bowen

Herbert Courthope Bowen - 1876
...knight-errantry of his day, is an elaborate allegory, the meaning and object of which, he tells us, " is to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline." Una, who has been separated from her Redcrosse knight, the pattern Englishman, by art magic, represents...
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The Irish Nation: Its History and Its Biography, Volume 1

James Wills - Ireland - 1876
...misconstructions, as also for your better light in reading thereof, (being so by you commanded,) to digcover unto you the general intention and meaning, which in the whole course thereof 1 have fashioned, without expressing of any particular purposes or by-accidents therein occasioned....
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Works of Edmund Spenser

Edmund Spenser - 1877 - 562 pages
...misconstructions, as also for your better light in reading thereof, (being so by you commanded,) to discouer unto you the general intention and meaning, which in the whole course thereof I haue fashioned, without expressing of any particular purposes, or by-accidents, therein occasioned....
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