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Edmund Spenser
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Another [Epitaph] of the Same, line 20 (1586).
Edmund Spenser
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Daphnaida, v. 407; reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
Edmund Spenser
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Canto 8, stanza 2. - The Faerie Queene (1589-1596)
Edmund Spenser
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The Works of Spenser: In Six Volumes. With a Glossary Explaining the Old and Obscure Words. To which is Prefix'd the Life of the Author, and an Essay on Allegorical Poetry, by Mr. Hughes. ... (1750 edition)
Edmund Spenser
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The works of Mr. [i.e. Mister] Edmund Spenser (1973 edition)


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Born: 1552

Died: January 13, 1599 (aged 47)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Edmund Spenser 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 recognised as one of the premier craftsmen of Modern English verse in its infancy, and one of the greatest poets in the English language.

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