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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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Tennyson's Idylls of the King (Selections)

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - Arthurian romances - 1904 - 191 pages
...(1552-1599), in hii greatest poem, the Fatrit Quteni, uied the ttory of King Arthur to portray "ihe image of a brave knight perfected in the twelve private moral virtues." We know that Milton, too (1008-1(174), about half a century later, planned to write a poem on King...
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Selections from Spenser's The Faerie Queene

Edmund Spenser - Knights and knighthood - 1905 - 179 pages
...Politice in his Godfredo. By ensample of which excellente Poets, I labour to pourtraict1 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 Faerie Queen, Book 1

Edmund Spenser - 1905 - 238 pages
...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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Stephen Hawes' "Passetyne of pleasure" verglichen mit Edmund Spenser's ...

Friedrich Zander - Faerie queene - 1905 - 113 pages
...to be discover and win Gloriana or Glory. In a word in this character the poet professes to pourtray the image of a brave knight perfected in the twelve private moral Virtues." 1) WO 6/7. 2) S. Spenser's Letter to Sir W. Raleigh (Globe Ed. 3 ff.). 3) Wülker giebt S. 243 den...
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A Literary History of the English People from the Renaissance to the Civil ...

Jean Jules Jusserand - English literature - 1906
...ensample of which excellente Poets [Homer, Virgil, Ariosto, Tasso], I labour to pourtraict in Arthure, before he was king, the image of a brave knight, perfected in the 1 Sonnet to Burghley prefixed to the " Faerie Queene." twelve private morall vertues, as Aristotle...
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The Arthur of the English Poets

Howard Maynadier - Arthurian romances - 1907 - 454 pages
.... and lately Tasso. . . . 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 mo rail vertues, as Aristotle hath devised ; the which is the purpose of these first twelve bookes...
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The Great English Letter Writers, Volume 2

William James Dawson, Coningsby Dawson - Letter-writing - 1908
...Politice, in his Godfredo. By ensample of which excellent Poets, I labour to pourtraiet 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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Spenser's The Faerie Queene, Book I, Book 1

Edmund Spenser - Barcelona (Spain) - 1915 - 295 pages
...Politice, in his Godfredo. By ensample of which excellent Poets, I laboure 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 : which if I find to be well accepted, I may be perhaps encoraged...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892).

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...furthest from the daungcr of envy, and suspition of present time. ... I labour to pourtraict in Arthure, g a morall vertues, as Aristotle hath devised; the which is the purpose of these first twelve bookes: which...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...furthest from the daunger of envy, and suspition of present time. ... I labour to pourtraict in Arthure, befo morall vcrtues, as Aristotle hath devised; the which is the purpose of these first twelve bookes: which...
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