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" How oft do they their silver bowers leave, To come to succour us that succour want ! How oft do they with golden pinions cleave The flitting... "
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1825
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Edmund Spenser: A Critical Study

Herbert Ellsworth Cory - 1917 - 478 pages
...doth embrace, That blessed angels he sends to and fro, To serve to wicked man, to serve his wicked foe! How oft do they their silver bowers leave To...us, that succour want! How oft do they with golden pineons cleave The flitting skyes, like flying pursuivant, Against fowle feendes to ayd us militant!...
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Edmund Spenser: A Critical Study

Herbert Ellsworth Cory - 1917 - 478 pages
...Dante's Malebolge. Although Guyon passes back to earth in safety he sinks down in a swoon-like death. How oft do they their silver bowers leave To come...us, that succour want! How oft do they with golden pineons cleave The flitting skyes, like flying pursuivant, Against fowle feendes to ayd us militant...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...Sc. 2. L.371. 3 Angels are bright still, though the brightest fell. Madxih. Act IV. Sc.3. L. 22. 4 IV. 10. 3. 9 SPENSER — Faerie Queene. Bk. II. Canto VIII. St. 2. 5 Around our pillows golden ladders rise, And...
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The Faerie Queene, Volume 2

Edmund Spenser - 1922 - 294 pages
...fro, To serve to wicked man, to serve his wicked foe. How oft do they, their silver bowers leave, 10 To come to succour us, that succour want? How oft do they with golden pineons, cleave The flitting skyes, like flying Pursuivant, Against foule feends to aide us millitant?...
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The Seen & Unseen in Browning

Emma J. Burt - 1924 - 191 pages
...comfort. In this he is not alone, for thus does our great poet Edmund Spenser write of the angels: How oft do they their silver bowers leave To come...fiends to aid us militant! They for us fight: they for us watch and ward, And their bright squadrons round about us plant, And all for love and nothing...
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Ecclesiastical Polity, Books I-V, Volume 1

Richard Hooker - Church polity - 1925
...bred by the presence of his exemplary goodness, who ceaseth not before them daily to fill heaven 1 [" How oft do they their silver bowers leave, To come...pursuivant, Against foul fiends to aid us militant 1 They for us fight, they watch and duly ward, And their bright squadrons round about us plant, And...
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The Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1925 - 1100 pages
...doth embrace, That blessed angels he sends to and fro, To serve to wicked man, to serve his wicked foe ! How oft do they their silver bowers leave, To...oft do they with golden pinions cleave The flitting skyes, like flying pursuivant, Against fowle feendes to ayd us militant ! They for us fight, they watch,...
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The Beauty of the New Testament

Burris Jenkins - Bible - 1925 - 240 pages
...do the bidding of their Lord. Edmund Spenser, in the Faerie Queene has dainty lines regarding them : "How oft do they their silver bowers leave, To come...oft do they with golden pinions cleave The flitting skyes, like flying pursuivant, Against f owle f eendes to ayd us militant ! They for us fight, they...
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The Poetry Cure: A Pocket Medicine Chest of Verse

Robert Haven Schauffler - American poetry - 1925 - 414 pages
...sun,— To your face — with its wrinkled smile And its fun. THE MINISTERING SPIRITS BY EDMUND SPENSER How oft do they their silver bowers leave, To come...us that succour want! , How oft do they with golden pineons cleave The flitting skyes, like flying Pursuivant, Against fowle feendes to ayd us militant!...
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The Christian Year: Its Pur;ose and Its History

Walker Gwynne - Church year - 1915 - 143 pages
...Edmund Spenser writes: "How oft do they their silver bowers leave, To come to succor us that succor want, How oft do they with golden pinions cleave The...like flying pursuivant, Against foul fiends to aid us mill taut 1 They for us fight, they watch and duly ward, And their bright squadrons round about us...
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