Edmund Spenser Quotes (147 quotes)
Canto 8, stanza 2. - The Faerie Queene (1589-1596)
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)
The works of Mr. [i.e. Mister] Edmund Spenser (1973 edition)
“Sleep after toil, port after stormy seas, Ease after war, death after life does greatly please.”
The Fairy Queen (1758 edition)
An Elegie, or Friends Passion, for his Astrophill, Line 108 (1586).
Another [Epitaph] of the Same, line 20 (1586).
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsEdmund Spenser
Died: January 13, 1599 (aged 47)
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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