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" But shall I tel thee a tale of truth, Which I cond of Tityrus in my youth, Keeping his sheepe on the hils of Kent? "
Observations on the Fairy Queen of Spenser - Page 125
by Thomas Warton - 1762 - 270 pages
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Works of Edmund Spenser

Edmund Spenser - 1877 - 562 pages
...wildernesse, whose ynne penaunce, And stoope gallauut Age, the hoast of Greevaunce."0 But shall I tell thee a tale of truth, Which I cond of Tityrus in my youth, Keeping his sheepe on the hilles of Kent ? Cud. To nought more, Thenot, my minde is bent Then to heare...
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English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature, Volume 11

Henry Morley - English literature - 1892
...in " The Faerie Queene." When, in the February eclogue, Thenot asks of Cuddy — " shall I tell thee a tale of truth Which I cond of Tityrus in my youth, Keeping his sheep on the hills of Kent ? " Cuddy replies — " To none more, Thenot, my mind is bent...
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'The Poet of Poets.': The Love-verse from the Minor Poems of Edmund Spenser

Edmund Spenser - 1893 - 228 pages
...near to his lafl end. The gentle fhepherd fate befiden fpring, All in the fhadow of a bufhy briar, That Colin hight, which well could pipe and fing, For he of Tityrus his fongs did lere :J There, as he fate in fecret fhade alone, Thus 'gan he make of love his piteous moan....
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The poet of poets

Edmund Spenser - 1893 - 238 pages
...near to his lajl end. The gentle Ihepherd fate befiden fpring, All in the fhadow of a bufhy briar, That Colin hight, which well could pipe and fing, For he of Tityrus his fongs did lere i1 There, as he fate in fecret lhade alone, Thus 'gan he make of love his piteous moan....
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Aeneis; Bucolica; Georgica: The Greater Poems of Virgil

Virgil - 1898
...refers to Chaucer under the name of Tityrus (Shepherds' Calendar, Feb., w. 91-93): But shall I tel thee a tale of truth, Which I cond of Tityrus in my youth. Keeping his shcepe on the hills of Kent? — tu: notice as soon as this word appears that it is emphatic...
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Münchener beiträge zur Romanischen und Englischen philologie, Volumes 38-41

English literature - 1908
...Brombeerstrauchc (Vers 102 — 237), und sagt. daß er sie von Chaucer kenne : 91 But shall I tel thee a tale of truth. Which I cond of Tityrus in my youth. EK verweist aber richtig auf Aesop (Fab. 180); Spenser hat die Erzählung für seinen moralisierenden...
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Calendar, Part 3

University of Calcutta - 1908
...wildernesse, whose ynne Penaunce, And stoope-gallaunt Age, the hoste of Greevaunce. But shall I tel thee a tale of truth, Which I cond of Tityrus in my youth, Keeping his sheepe on the hils of Kent ? How are these lines associable with Spenser and with February...
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Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, Volume 26

Modern Language Association of America - Languages, Modern - 1911
...comparison. Yet Spenser's words are unequivocal. In " February," for example, Thenot calls his fable " A tale of truth Which I cond of Tityrus in my youth, Keeping his sheepe on the hila of Kent." Yet the fable of the Oak and the Briar is not one of Chaucer's...
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Spenser's Shepherd's Calendar in Relation to Contemporary Affairs, Volume 2

James Jackson Higginson - 1912 - 364 pages
...Leicester. " Cf. my article on Dido. " From a passage in the February eclogue, ' ' But shall I tell thee a tale of truth, Which I cond of Tityrus in my youth, Keeping his sheep on the hills of Kent?" (11. 91-3) Buck infers that "Spenser spent a part of his youth...
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Spenser's Shepherd's Calendar in Relation to Contemporary Affairs, Volume 2

James Jackson Higginson - 1912 - 364 pages
...Leicester. "C/. my article on Dido. " From a passage in the February eclogue, ' ' But shall I tell thee a tale of truth, Which I cond of Tityrus in my youth, Keeping his sheep on the hills of Kentf" (ll. 91-3) Buck infers that "Spenser spent a part of his youth...
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