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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 skies, like flying pursuivant, Against foul fiends to aid us militant ! They for us fight, they watch and duly... "
The Fairy Queen - Page 269
by Edmund Spenser - 1758
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Ecclesiastical Polity, Books I-V, Volume 2

Richard Hooker - Church polity - 1925
...pinions cleave The flitting skies, like flying 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 all for love, and nothing for reward — , O why should heavenly...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 28

1851
...want ! How oft do they, with golden pinions cleave The flitting skies, like flying pursuivant Against foul fiends to aid' us, militant! They for us fight ; they watch and dewly ward, And their bright squadrons round about us plant. And all for love, and nothing for reward...
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The Works

Richard Hooker, John Keble, Richard William Church - Anglican Communion
...' How oft do they with golden pinions cleave ' The flitting skies, like flying pursuivant, 'Against foul fiends to aid us militant! ' They for us fight, they watch and duly ward, 'And their bright squadrons round about us plant, men 1 : in the countenance of whose nature, looking down- BOOK I. ward,...
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Salem Witchcraft, Volume 1

Charles Wentworth Upham - History - 2000 - 727 pages
...want? How oft do they with golden pinions cleave The flitting skies, like flying pursuivant. Against foul fiends to aid us militant? They for us fight they watch and duly ward, And their hright squadrons round about us plant. And all for love and nothing for reward; Oh! why should heavenly...
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The Queen's Conjurer: The Science and Magic of Dr. John Dee, Advisor to ...

Benjamin Woolley - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 376 pages
...want; How oft do they with golden pinions cleave The flitting skies like flying pursuivant Against foul fiends to aid us militant. They for us fight, they watch and duly ward And their bright squadrons round about us plant; And all for love and nothing for reward. Oh, why should heavenly love...
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Florence Nightingale on Society and Politics, Philosophy, Science, Education ...

Florence Nightingale - History - 2003 - 871 pages
..."and all for love and nothing for reward" (Book 2, canto 8, stanza 75). The passage refers to angels: They for us fight, they watch and duly ward And their bright squadrons round about us plant, And all for love, and nothing for reward: O why should heavenly God...
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