I have been studying poetry intensely for the past four years of my life. I can say, with finality, I will be studying, celebrating it, and writing it until I die. 583 more words
Tags » Edmund Spenser
“Then caused he the gates be opened wyde,
And there the Prince, as victour of that day,
With tryumph entertayn’d and glorifyde,
Presenting him with all the rich array… 29 more words
‘Caritas non conturbat me': Charity doesn’t bother me; from the Catholic, Hilaire Belloc’s poem, where he defends his faith against all-comers.
Edmund Spenser in his Fairie Queen seeing Virtue as Gloriana’s path to Salvation, wrote that it should be read for delight rather than ‘the profite of the ensample’. 508 more words