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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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A Manual of English Literature

Henry Morley - English literature - 1879 - 665 pages
...whole intention in the course of this work," he said only that he labored "to pourtraict in Arthure, before he was king, the image of a brave knight, perfected in the twelve private moral vertues, as Aristotle hath devised, the which is the purpose of these first twelve books; which if...
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The Welcome hour, Volume 4

1880
...author) " is the perfection of all the rest, and containeth in it them all :" Arthur himself being " the image of a brave knight, perfected in the twelve private moral virtues." He seems to pervade all space, and to be at hand to help in every emergency. For he is wandering up...
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Rose-Belford's Canadian Monthly and National Review, Volume 5; Volume 18

Graeme Mercer Adam, George Stewart - 1880
...tendency is as avowed in the early as in the later writers. 'I labour,' wrote Spenser, ' to pourtray in Arthur, before he was king, the image of a brave...twelve private moral virtues, as Aristotle hath devised .... In that Fairy Queen, I mean glory in my general intention, .... so in the person of Arthur, I...
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Rose-Belford's Canadian Monthly and National Review, Volume 5

1880
...tendency is as avowed in the early as in the later writers. 'I labour,' wrote Spenser, 'to pourtray in Arthur, before he was king, the image of a brave...twelve private moral virtues, as Aristotle hath devised .... In that Fairy Queen, I mean glory in my general intention, .... so in the person of Arthur, I...
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The English poets, selections, ed. by T.H. Ward. Chaucer to Donne

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1880
...meant once more to join both. ' By example of which excellent poets,' he says, ' I labour to pourtray in Arthur, before he was king, the image of a brave knight, perfected in the XII private moral virtues, as Aristotle hath devised ; the which is the purpose of these first twelve...
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The English Poets, Volume 1

Thomas H. Ward - English poetry - 1880
...meant once more to join both. ' By example of which excellent poets,' he says, ' I labour to pourtray in Arthur, before he was king, the image of a brave knight, perfected in the XII private moral virtues, as Aristotle hath devised ; the which is the purpose of these first twelve...
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Chaucer to Donne

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880
...meant once more to join both. ' By example of which excellent poets,' he says, ' I labour to pourtray in Arthur, before he was king, the image of a brave knight, perfected in the XII private moral virtues, as Aristotle hath devised ; the which is the purpose of these first twelve...
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MacMillan's Magazine, Volume 42

Sir George Grove, David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - 1880
...whole intention in the course of ;his worke," his "whole intention" being "to pourtraict in Arthure before he was king the image of a brave knight perfected in the twelve private morall vertuesas Aristotle hath devised ; the which is the purpose of these first twelve bookes : which...
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Spenser: Book I of the Faery Queene, Book 1

Edmund Spenser - 1881 - 257 pages
...Politlce, in his Godfredo. By ensample of which excellent 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: which...
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Book I of the Faery Queene

Edmund Spenser - 1881 - 257 pages
...Politice, in his Godfredo. By ensample of which excellent 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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