Life of Spenser. The Shepheards calendar. The Faerie queene Volume 1

 
9781236446831: Life of Spenser. The Shepheards calendar. The Faerie queene Volume 1
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873 Excerpt: ...was so wimble and so wight,J From bough to bough he lepped light, And oft the pumies latched.k Therewith affrayd, I ranne away;But he, that earst seemd but to playe, 95 A shaft in earnest snatched, And hit me running in the heele: For then I little smart did feele, But soone it sore encreased; And now it ranckleth more and more, ico And inwardly it festreth sore, Ne wote I how to cease it. Wil. Thomalin, I pittie thy plight, Perdie with love thou diddest fight: I know him by a token; 105 For once I heard my father say, How he him caught upon a day, (Whereof he wilbe wroken)1 Entangled in a fowling net, Which he for carrion Crowes had set no J He was so wimble and so wight. /'. e. he was so quick and active. Turberville, who began to write not very long before Spenser, speaks of the wight wings of Cupid: "The mountaines hie cause Cupid not to quaile; Wight are his wings." Poems, 1569, edit. 1587. Wimble means sharp, keen, and it is so used by various writers, earlier and later than Spenser. C. k And oft the pumies latched. He often caught the pumice-stones. It is singular that our dictionaries do not contain " pumie," though they have pumice. Spenser seems to use " pumie" merely for a stone. C. 1 Whereof he wilbe wroken. Revenged. So Chaucer, " Rem. of Love," 350. edit. Urr. "for one word brokin She woll not misse but she woll be wrokin." T. Warton. That in our Peere-tree haunted: Tho sayd, he was a winged lad, But bowe and shafts as then none had, Els had he sore be daunted." But see, the Welkin thicks apace, 115 And stouping Phœbus steepes his face: Yts time to haste us homeward. WILLYES EMBLEME. To be wise, and eke to love, Is grauntedscarce to God above. THOMALINS EMBLEME. Of Hony and of Gaule in love the...

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