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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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    My Love is like to ice, and I to fire:
    How comes it then that this her cold so great
    Is not dissolved through my so hot desire,
    But harder grows the more I her entreat?
    Edmund Spenser (1552?–1599)

    All sorts of flowers the which on earth do spring
    In goodly colours gloriously arrayed;
    Go to my love, where she is careless laid,
    —Edmund Spenser (1552?–1599)