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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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Life of Sir Walter Ralegh

Louise Creighton - Great Britain - 1877 - 270 pages
...prefixed to these three books a letter to Ralegh, in which he set forth the object of his work to be "to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline." Though Ealegh managed to recover the place in the Queen's favour which he had lost at first through...
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The St. James's Magazine and United Empire Review, Volume 36

1879
...in reference to these that the letter to Raleigh was -written, explaining (at Raleigh's request) " The general intention and meaning, which in the whole...particular purposes, or by accidents, therein occasioned." There is little doubt, however, that Spenser was wrong (if he had an epical intention) in his design...
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Spenser: Book 1 of the Faery Queene

Edmund Spenser - 1879 - 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 I have fashioned, i without expressing of any particular purposes, or by-accidents I therein occasioned. The generall...
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Acme Library of Standard Biography: Second Series

Authors, English - 1880 - 552 pages
...of gealous and misconstructions, as also for your better light in reading thereof (being' so by you commanded), to discover unto you the general intention...purposes, or by accidents, therein occasioned. The gcncrall end therefore of all the bnoke is to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuows and gentle...
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Spenser: Book I of the Faery Queene, Book 1

Edmund Spenser - 1881 - 257 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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Book I of the Faery Queene

Edmund Spenser - 1881 - 257 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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Studies in Early English Literature

Emelyn W. Washburn - English literature - 1882 - 225 pages
...plan. Spenser has told us in his letter to Raleigh all we want. " The general end of all the bookes is to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline." " I labour to pour1 traici in Arthure the image of a brave knight, perfected in the twelve Morali Vertues."...
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The World's Cyclopedia of Biography, Volume 1

Biography - 1883
...gealous opinions and misconstructions, as also for your better light in reading thereof (being so by you commanded), to discover unto you the general intention...purposes, or by accidents, therein occasioned. The general! end therefore of all the booke is to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle...
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Book I of The Faery Queene

Edmund Spenser - 1883 - 257 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 Faery Queene, Volume 1

Edmund Spenser - Knights and knighthood - 1888
...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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