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" Poets, I labour to pourtraict in Arthure, before he was king, the image of a brave knight, perfected in the twelve private morall vertues, as Aristotle hath devised... "
Book I-II of the Faery Queene - Page xxvi
by Edmund Spenser - 1867
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The Fairy Queen, Volume 1

Edmund Spenser - 1758
...Politics, in his Cod/redo. By enfample of which excellent Poets, I labour to pourtraict in Arthur, before he was King, the image of a brave knight, perfected in. the twelve private moral virtues, as Arijlctle hath devifeo ; the which is the purpofe of thefe firft twelve books : which,...
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The Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 2

Edmund Spenser - 1805
...vertues of a private man, coloured in his Rinaldo ; the other named Polltice in his Godfredo. By enlample of which excellente poets, I labour to pourtraict in Arthure, before he was king, the image of a braue Knight, perfected in the twelue priuate Morall Vertues, as Ariftotle hath deuiled ; the which...
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First book of the Faerie Queene, canto I-IV

Edmund Spenser - English poetry - 1805
...vertues of a private man, coloured in his Rinaldo ; the other named Politics in his Godfredo. By enfample of which excellente poets, I labour to pourtraict in Arthure, before he was king, the image of a braue Knight, perfected in the twelue priuate Morall Vertues, as Ariftotle hath deuifed ; the which...
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Spenser, Daniel

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...coloured in his Finaldo; the other named politice in his Godfredo. By ensample of which excellcnte poets, I labour to pourtraict in Arthure, before he was king, the image of a braue knight, perfectly in the twelue priuate moral! vertues, as Aristotle hath deuised , the which...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 36

England - 1834
...colour'd in his Rinaldo, the other named Politice, in his Godfredo. 8jr ensample of which excellent poets, I labour to pourtraict in Arthure, before he was king, THE IMAGE OF A TRUE KNIGHT, PERFECTED IN Till: TWELVE PRIVATE MORAL VIRTUES, At ARISTOTLE HATH DEVISED, the which...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...philosophy call Ethice, or vertues of a private man, coloured in his Rinaldo ; the other named Politicc in his Godfredo. By ensample of which excellente poets,...pourtraict in Arthure, before he was king, the image of a braue Knight, perfected in the twelue priuate Morall Vertues, as Aristotle hath deuised; the which...
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The Gallery of Portraits: with Memoirs ...

Biography - 1834
...the following passage proves that he contemplated twelve more. " I labour to pourtraict in Arthur, before he was king, the image of a brave knight, perfected in the twelve Moral Vertues, as Aristotle devised, the which is the purport of these first twelve books : which if...
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The Gallery of Portraits: with Memoirs ...

Biography - 1834
...the following passage proves that he contemplated twelve more. " I labour to pourtraict in Arthur, before he was king, the image of a brave knight, perfected in the twelve Moral Vertues, as Aristotle devised, the which is the purport of these first twelve books : which if...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 36

Scotland - 1834
...colour'd in his Riualdo, the other named Politice,\n his Godfredo. By ensample of which excellent poeta, I labour to pourtraict in Arthure, before he was king, THE IMAGE OF A TRUE KNIGHT, PERFECTED IN THB TWELVE PRIVATE MORAL VIRTUES, AS ARISTOTLE HATH DEVISED, the which is...
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The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 1

Edmund Spenser - 1839
...the danger of envy and suspicion of present time." — "I labour," he adds, "to pourtray in Arthur, before he was king, the image of a brave knight, perfected in the twelve private moral virtues as Aristotle hath devised, the which is the purpose of these twelve books ; which, if...
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