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Edmund Spenser

Data de nascimento: 1552
Data de falecimento: 13. Janeiro 1599
Outros nomes: אדמונד ספנסר, ادموند اسپنسر, एडमंड स्पेंसर

Edmund Spenser , foi um poeta inglês.

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„Ill can he rule the great, that cannot reach the small.“

—  Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene

Canto 2, stanza 43
The Faerie Queene (1589–1596), Book V

„The gentle minde by gentle deeds is knowne.
For a man by nothing is so well bewrayd,
As by his manners.“

—  Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene

Canto 3, stanza 1; Spenser here is referencing and paraphrasing a statement from the "Wife of Bath's Tale" of Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer: "he is gentil that doth gentil dedis."
The Faerie Queene (1589–1596), Book VI

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„Sweete Themmes runne softly, till I end my Song.“

—  Edmund Spenser

The last line of each stanza
This is often attributed to T. S. Eliot, who does indeed quote it in The Waste Land
Prothalamion (1596)

„Ay me, how many perils doe enfold
The righteous man, to make him daily fall!“

—  Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene

Canto 8, stanza 1
The Faerie Queene (1589–1596), Book I

„To kerke the narre from God more farre,
Has bene an old-sayd sawe;
And he that strives to touche a starre
Oft stombles at a strawe.“

—  Edmund Spenser, livro The Shepheardes Calender

The Shepheardes Calender, July, line 97; reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)

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