poet Edmund Spenser

Edmund Spenser

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Edmund Spenser Quotes

    Sonnet Lxvi

    TO all those happy blessings which ye haue,
    with plenteous hand by heauen vpon you thrown:
    this one disparagement they to you gaue,
    that ye your loue lent to so meane a one.
    Yee whose high worths surpassing paragon,
    could not on earth haue found one fit for mate,
    ne but in heauen matchable to none,
    why did ye stoup vnto so lowly state.
    But ye thereby much greater glory gate,