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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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A Handbook of English Literature

William Hall Griffin - Authors, English - 1897 - 384 pages
...first three books published in 1590. 'The generall ende .... of all the booke,' jays 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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A Handbook of English Literature

William Hall Griffin - Authors, English - 1897 - 384 pages
...first throe 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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The Faerie Queene. Cantos I.-II., and the Prothalamion: With Prefatory and ...

Edmund Spenser - 1898
...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...to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous ani gentle discipline: Which for that I conceived shoulde be most plausible and pleasing, being coloured...
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The Outlook, Volume 61

United States - 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 Foundations of English Literature: A Study of the Development of English ...

Fred Lewis Pattee - English literature - 1899 - 394 pages
...instruction : Lyly's first aim was to give wise and philosophic advice ; Sidney, like Spenser, would seek " to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline," and even Nash, the jolly roisterer of the London inns, would show in vivid colors the evil side of...
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The Book of the Courtier from the Italian of Count Baldassare Castiglione

conte Baldassarre Castiglione - Courtesy - 1900 - 377 pages
...themselves on their morality. The aim of his book, said Spenser, was the Institution of a Gentleman : — ' to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline ' — mainly by inculcating on him the twelve private moral virtues of Aristotle, as exemplified in...
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The works of Edmund Spenser

1902
...ofaeahus opinions and Misconstructions, as also for your better light in reading thereof, (being so by you 7 hate fashioned, without expressing of any particular purposes, or by accidents, therein occasioned....
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The Alphabet of Rhetoric: With a Chapter on Elocution; Intended as a ...

Rossiter Johnson - English language - 1903 - 368 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...particular purposes, or by accidents, therein occasioned." He then expends about fifteen hundred words in explaining the poem, and concludes with : " Thus much,...
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The Alphabet of Rhetoric: With a Chapter on Elocution; Intended as a ...

Rossiter Johnson - English language - 1903 - 368 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...particular purposes, or by accidents, therein occasioned." He then expends about fifteen hundred words in explaining the poem, and concludes with: " Thus much,...
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English & American Literature, Studies in Literary Criticism ..., Volume 8

Charles Herbert Sylvester - 1903
...sentences from the introduction show better his intentions than, can any description by another. " The generall end, therefore, of all the booke is to...or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline. — I labour to poratraict in Arthure, before he was king, the image of a brave knight, perfected in...
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