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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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English Language and Literary Criticism: English poetry

James Baldwin - English language - 1882
...person, in virtuous and gentle discipline, and that, with this end in view, he has labored to portray in Arthur, before he was king, the image of a brave...private moral virtues, " as Aristotle hath devised." . . . " In that Faerie Queene I meane Glory in my generall intention, but in my particular I conceive...
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Book I of The Faery Queene

Edmund Spenser - 1883 - 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: which...
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The World's Cyclopedia of Biography, Volume 1

Biography - 1883
...Politice in his Godfredo. By ensample of which excellente 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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Chapters in the History of English Literature: From 1509 to the Close of the ...

Ellen Crofts - England - 1884 - 374 pages
...matter than for profit of the ensample, I chose the history of King Arthur. ... I labor to portray in Arthur, before he was king, the image of a brave...twelve private moral virtues as Aristotle hath devised. . . ." That enjoyment should be the end and aim of a poem was so very contrary to the views of the...
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The Literature of the Age of Elizabeth

Edwin Percy Whipple - English literature - 1886 - 364 pages
...the heroes of Scott's novels are to the readers of our time ; and he purposed " to portray in him, before he was king, the image of a brave knight, perfected in the twelve private moral virtues." This plan was to be comprised in twelve books ; and then he proposed, in case his plan succeeded, "...
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Über die Allegorie in Spensers Faerie Queene

Maximilian Hoffmann - 1887 - 44 pages
...^inau§gefommen. 3n bem First sketch giebt t) Vgl. unten p. 5 ülnm. 3. i) 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 Andover Review, Volume 14

Religion - 1890
...gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline. ... 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." May we not infer from this what proves to be the true nature...
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Spenser: Book I of the Faery Queene Edited, Volume 1

Edmund Spenser - 1892 - 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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English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature

Henry Morley - English literature - 1892
...course of this work," said only that " he laboured to pourtraict in Arthure, before he pianof'Tlie was king, the image of a brave knight, perfected *»«-« „ in the twelve moral vertues, as Aristotle hath devised, the which is the purpose of the first twelve books ; which...
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Le Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of His Noble ...

Sir Thomas Malory - Arthurian romances - 1893 - 509 pages
...Raleigh, prefixed to the first three books of the faerie Queene, and after labouring 'to pourtrait in Arthur before he was king, the image of a brave knight, perfected in the twelve Morall Vertues,' he might have been ' perhaps encouraged to frame the other part of Politick Vertues...
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