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" I labour to pourtraict in Arthure, before he was king, the image of a brave knight, perfected in the twelve private morall vertues, as Aristotle hath devised... "
Lives of illustrious ... Irishmen, ed. by J. Wills - Page 293
by Irishman - 1840
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...exhibits Prince Arthur as his principal or general hero, in whose character heprofesses to pourtray, ' The image of a brave knight perfected in the twelve private moral virtues.' ITNA AND THE KE0-CBOSS KNIGHT. A GENTLE knight was pricking on the plain,. Yclad in mighty arms and...
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The Gallery of Portraits: with Memoirs ...

Biography - 1834
...scheme of the whole twelve tooks. But the following passage proves that he contemplated twelve more. " I labour to pourtraict in Arthur, before he was king,...the image of a brave knight, perfected in the twelve Moral Vertues, as Aristotle devised, the which is the purport of these first twelve books : which if...
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Lives of the Most Eminent Literary and Scientific Men of Great Britain, Volume 1

Great Britain. [Appendix. - Miscellaneous.], Samuel A. Dunham - Authors, English - 1836
...Magnificence, assumed to be the perfection of all the rest. In this character, the poet professes to exhibit " the image of a brave knight perfected in the twelve private moral virtues :'' and in this character, in truth, the unity of the work is completed. The way in which Prince Arthur...
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The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 1

Edmund Spenser - 1839
...Politics in his Godfredo. By ensample of which cxcellente poets, I labour to pourtraict in Arthure, before he was king, the image of a brave Knight, perfected in the twelve private Morall Vertues, as Aristotle hath devised ; the which is the purpose of these first twelve bookes :...
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The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 1

Edmund Spenser - English poetry - 1839
...next thing to be considered is the construction of his VOL. I. C fable. His object being to portray the image of a brave knight perfected in the twelve private moral virtues, he selects Prince Arthur, at that time well known in popular story, as the hero who is to exemplify...
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The North American Review, Volume 50

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, Henry Cabot Lodge, James Russell Lowell - American fiction - 1840
...or noble person in genile and virtuous discipline." And again ; " I labor to pourtraict in Arthure, before he was king, the image of a brave knight, perfected in the twelve moral virtues." And as we read the gorgeous description of the prince, when he first meets the forsaken...
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The North American Review, Volume 50

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, Henry Cabot Lodge, James Russell Lowell - American fiction - 1840
...or noble person in gentle and virtuous discipline." And again ; " I labor to pourtraict in Arthure, before he was king, the image of a brave knight, perfected in the twelve moral virtues." And as we read the gorgeous description of the prince, when he first meets the forsaken...
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The New-York Review, Volume 8

1841
...or noble person, in vertuous and gentle discipline;" and again, "Ilaoour to pourtraict in Arthure, before he was king, the image of a brave knight, perfected in the twelve private morall vertues." That is, he wished to display in the person of his hero, the accomplishments and virtues...
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Literature, Ancient and Modern: With Specimens

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Literature - 1845 - 336 pages
...exhibits Prince Arthur as his principal or general hero, in whose character he professes to portray " the image of a brave knight perfected in the twelve private moral virtues." From this celebrated poem we copy a brief extract, which describes the cell of a hypocritical hermit...
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The seasons, ed. with notes by A.T. Thomson

James Thomson - 1847
...religion ; and, to borrow his own language, contained in a letter to Sir Walter Ralegh, to pourtray " in Arthur before he was king, the image of a brave knight, perfected in the twelve moral virtues, as Aristotle devised." Morality is intended to be illustrated by allegory ; in this...
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