The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser, Volumen2

Houghton, Mifflin, 1855

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Página 228 - Upon the pillours of eternity, That is contrayr to Mutabilitie : For all that moveth doth in change delight: But thence-forth all shall rest eternally With Him that is the God of Sabbaoth hight: O that great Sabbaoth God graunt me that Sabaoths sight!
Página 227 - I well consider all that ye have sayd, And find that all things stedfastnes doe hate And changed be: yet being rightly wayd, They are not changed from their first estate; But by their change their being doe dilate: And turning to themselves at length againe, Doe worke their owne perfection so by fate: Then over them Change doth not rule and raigne; But they raigne over Change, and doe their states maintaine.
Página 130 - It is the mynd that maketh good or ill, That maketh wretch or happie, rich or poore; For some, that hath abundance at his will, Hath not enough, but wants in greatest store, And other, that hath...
Página 186 - That all which Nature had establisht first In good estate, and in meet order ranged, She did pervert, and all their statutes burst : And all the worlds faire frame (which none yet durst Of gods or men to alter or misguide...
Página 191 - As if some blame of evill she did feare, That in her cheekes made roses oft appeare : And her against sweet Cherefulnesse was placed, Whose eyes, like twinkling stars in evening cleare, Were deckt with smyles that all sad humors chaced, And darted forth delights the which her goodly graced.
Página 13 - And all within, the riven walls were hung With ragged monuments of times forepast, All which the sad effects of discord sung...
Página 39 - That ever shrilling trumpet did resound ; Though now their acts be no where to be found, As that renowmed Poet them compyled With warlike numbers and heroicke sound, Dan Chaucer, Well of English undefyled, On Fames eternall beadroll worthie to be fyled.
Página 223 - For from the golden age, that first was named, It's now at earst become a stonie one ; And men themselves, the which at first were framed Of earthly mould, and form'd of flesh and bone, Are now transformed into hardest stone...
Página 96 - His name was Care ; a blacksmith by his trade, That neither day nor night from working spared, But to small purpose yron wedges made ; Those be unquiet thoughts that carefull minds invade.
Página 452 - Of court, it seemes, men courtesie doe call, For that it there most useth to abound ; And well beseemeth that in princes hall That vertue should be plentifully found, Which of all goodly manners is the ground, And roote of civill conversation...

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