Edmund Spenser - Quotes

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Her angel's face, As the great eye of heaven shined bright, And made a sunshine in the shady place. ---->>>

And he that strives to touch the stars, Oft stumbles at a straw. ---->>>

The poets' scrolls will outlive the monuments of stone. Genius survives; all else is claimed by death. ---->>>

And all for love, and nothing for reward. ---->>>

I was promised on a time - to have reason for my rhyme; From that time unto this season, I received nor rhyme nor reason. ---->>>

Sleep after toil, port after stormy seas, Ease after war, death after life does greatly please.

Sleep after toil, port after stormy seas, Ease after war, death after life does greatly please.

It is the mind that maketh good of ill, that maketh wretch or happy, rich or poor. ---->>>

He that strives to touch the starts, oft stumbles at a straw. ---->>>

Gold all is not that doth golden seem. ---->>>

Each goodly thing is hardest to begin. ---->>>

What more felicity can fall to creature, than to enjoy delight with liberty? ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: 06-21, 2015
Birthplace:
Die: January 13, 1599
Occupation: Poet
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Edmund Spenser (; 1552/1553 – 13 January 1599) was an English poet best known for The Faerie Queene, an epic poem and fantastical allegory celebrating the Tudor dynasty and Elizabeth I. He is recognized as one of the premier craftsmen of nascent Modern English verse, and is often considered one of the greatest poets in the English language (wikipedia)