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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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    ‘So passeth, in the passing of a day,
    Of mortall life the leafe, the bud, the flowre,
    Edmund Spenser (1552?–1599)

    Joy may you have and gentle hearts content
    Of your loves couplement:
    And let faire Venus, that is Queene of love,
    With her heart-quelling Sonne upon you smile,
    —Edmund Spenser (1552?–1599)