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" 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
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Spenser's Britomart: From Books III, IV, and V of the Faery Queene

Edmund Spenser - 1896 - 265 pages
...for in his letter to Raleigh he says, speaking of the Faery Queene : " The generall end, therefore, of all the booke is to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline"; and surely we must gain in virtue and in magnanimity if we associate with the generous and noble spirit...
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Spenser's Britomart: From Books III, IV, and V of the Faery Queene

Edmund Spenser - 1896 - 265 pages
...for in his letter to Raleigh he says, speaking of the Faery Queene : " The generall end, therefore, of all the booke is to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline"; and surely we must gain in virtue and in magnanimity if we associate with the generous and noble spirit...
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A Handbook of English Literature

William Hall Griffin - Authors, English - 1897 - 384 pages
...first three books published in 1590. 'The generall ende .... of all the booke,' jays the author, ' is to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline.' Of this, King Arthur is his exemplar, and he strives ' to pourtraict ' in him, ' before he was king,...
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A Handbook of English Literature

William Hall Griffin - Authors, English - 1897 - 384 pages
...first throe books published in 1590. 'The generall ende .... of all the booke,' says the author, ' is to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline.' Of this, King Arthur is his exemplar, and he strives ' to pourtraict' in him, ' before he was king,...
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The Faerie Queene. Cantos I.-II., and the Prothalamion: With Prefatory and ...

Edmund Spenser - 1898
...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 ani gentle discipline: Which for that I conceived shoulde be most plausible and pleasing, being coloured...
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The Foundations of English Literature: A Study of the Development of English ...

Fred Lewis Pattee - English literature - 1899 - 394 pages
...vanity, verie grave and profitable." Of The Faerie Queene he declares that 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 should be most plausible and pleasing, being coloured with an historicall...
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The Outlook, Volume 61

1899
...this ancestral park. -'The generall end of all the booke," wrote Spenser of the "Faerie Queene," " is to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline." And who but Sidney was his model ? He " impressed his own noble and beautiful character deeply on Spenser's...
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A History of English Literature: By F.V.N. Painter

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - English literature - 1899 - 697 pages
...what would otherwise have remained obscure. " The generall end, therefore, of all the booke," he says, "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...
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The Book of the Courtier from the Italian of Count Baldassare Castiglione

conte Baldassarre Castiglione - Courtesy - 1900 - 377 pages
...themselves on their morality. The aim of his book, said Spenser, was the Institution of a Gentleman : — ' to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline ' — mainly by inculcating on him the twelve private moral virtues of Aristotle, as exemplified in...
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The Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 1

Edmund Spenser - Poetry - 1902 - 568 pages
...particular purposes, or by accidents, therein occasioned. The, general) end therefore of all the boohe it to fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline: Which for that I conceived shoitlde be most plausible and pleasing, being coloured with an historical...
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