Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" The generall end therefore of all the booke is to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline... "
The Christian Observer - Page 251
1815
Full view - About this book

Life of Sir Walter Ralegh

Louise Creighton - Great Britain - 1877 - 270 pages
...prefixed to these three books a letter to Ralegh, in which he set forth the object of his work to be "to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline." Though Ealegh managed to recover the place in the Queen's favour which he had lost at first through...
Full view - About this book

The Classic Poets: Their Lives and Their Times, with the Epics Epitomised

William T. Dobson - Epic poetry - 1879 - 452 pages
...Spenser gives an explanation of his intention in the Fairy Queen, and says: ' The general end, therefore, of all the booke, is to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline; which, for that I conceived, should be most plausible and pleasing, being coloured with an historical...
Full view - About this book

Book I of the Faery Queene

Edmund Spenser - 1881 - 257 pages
...expressing of any particular purposes, or by-accidents therein occasioned. The generall end therefore of all the booke, is to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline. Which for that I conceived shoulde be most plausible and pleasing, beeing coloured with an historicall...
Full view - About this book

Spenser: Book I of the Faery Queene, Book 1

Edmund Spenser - 1881 - 257 pages
...expressing of any particular purposes, or by-accidents therein occasioned. The generall end therefore of all the booke, is to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline. Which for that I conceived shoulde be most plausible and pleasing, beeing coloured with an historicall...
Full view - About this book

Studies in Early English Literature

Emelyn W. Washburn - English literature - 1882 - 225 pages
...plan. Spenser has told us in his letter to Raleigh all we want. " The general end of all the bookes is to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline." " I labour to pour1 traici in Arthure the image of a brave knight, perfected in the twelve Morali Vertues."...
Full view - About this book

The World's Cyclopedia of Biography, Volume 1

Biography - 1883
...expressing of any particular purposes, or by accidents, therein occasioned. The general! end therefore of all the booke is to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline : Which for that I conceived shoulde be most plausible and pleasing, being coloured with an historicall...
Full view - About this book

Book I of The Faery Queene

Edmund Spenser - 1883 - 257 pages
...expressing of any particular purposes, or by-accidents therein occasioned. The generall end therefore of all the booke, is to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline. Which for that I conceived shoulde be most plausible and pleasing, beeing coloured with an historicall...
Full view - About this book

Monthly Packet

1888
...setting forth of her knights upon the adventures, described in the previous books. His object, he says, is ' to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline,' and following, as he considers, Homer, Virgil, Ariosto and Tasso ; this he purposes to do by means...
Full view - About this book

Transcripts and Studies

Edward Dowden, Thomas Carlyle, Percy Bysshe Shelley - Criticism - 1888 - 525 pages
...Spenser the best suited and the most needful to his own time; his end, as he declared to Raleigh, was " to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline." He desired to see at the head of affairs in England a company of noble Englishmen serving for no selfish...
Full view - About this book

The Andover Review, Volume 14

Religion - 1890
...Spenser certainly has a most serious purpose, which he states as follows : " The generall end therefore of all the booke is to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline. ... I labour to pourtraict in Arthure, before he was king, the image of a brave Knight, perfected in...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF