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Edmund Spenser

Edmund Spenser (c. 1552 – 13 January 1599) was an English poet best known for The Faerie Queene, an epic poem and fantastical allegory celebrating the Tudor dynasty and Elizabeth I. He is recognised as one of the premier craftsmen of Modern English verse in its infancy, and is considered one of the greatest poets in the English language.

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    More than most fair, full of the living fire,
    Kindled above unto the Maker near;
    Edmund Spenser (1552?–1599)

    Unhappie Verse, the witnesse of my unhappie state,
    Make thy selfe fluttring wings of thy fast flying
    Thought,
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