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" So every spirit, as it is most pure, And hath in it the more of heavenly light, So it the fairer body doth procure To habit in, and it more fairly dight, With cheerful grace and amiable sight. For, of the soul, the body form doth take, For soul is form,... "
Select Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Page 174
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 351 pages
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Spenser. Shakespeare ...

1792
...trim, that it may well be feen A palace fit for fuch a virgin queen. So every fpirit, as ii is moft pure, And hath in it the more of heavenly light, So it the fairer body doth procure To habit, and it more fairely dight With chearful grace and amiable fight ; For of the foul the body form doth...
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The Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 8

Edmund Spenser - 1805
...that it may well be feene 125 A pallace fit for fuch a virgin queene. So every fpirit, as it is moft pure, And hath in it the more of heavenly light, So it the fairer bodie doth procure To habit in, and it more fairely dight iso With chearfull grace and amiable fight...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1849
...the body as a house, with eyes for windows, &c. Spencer has it, — " So every spirit, as it is most pure, And hath in it the more of heavenly light, So it the fairer tody doth procure To habit in, and it more fairly dight With cheerful grace and amiable sight ; For...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs ..., Volume 2

Laconics, John Timbs - 1829 - 360 pages
...(which the Athenians used to poison withal) to any degree of purity.—Butler. CCCCXXVI. And hath m it the more of heavenly light, So it the fairer body doth procure To habit iu, and it more fairly dight With cheerful grace, and amiable sight; For of the soul the body form...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 4

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...causeth, full oft, to many, peril and mischanceChaucer. Canterbury TolaSo every spirit, as it is most pure, And hath in it the more of heavenly light, So it the fairer bodic doth procure To habit in, and it more fairely dight With chearfull grace and amiable sight -,...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 7

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...participle passive is dight, as dignted in Hudibras is perhaps improper. Every spirit as it is most pure And hath in it the more of heavenly light, So it the fairere body doth procure To habit in, and it more fairly ilighl With cheerful grace, and amiable sight....
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Elia, Volume 1

Charles Lamb - 1836
...architecture. To the same effect, in a Hymn in honour of Beauty, divine Spenser platonising, sings : — -Every spirit as it is more pure. And hath in it the...heavenly light, So it the fairer body doth procure To hahit in, and it more fairly dight With cheerful grace and amiable sight. For of the soul the body...
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The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 5

Edmund Spenser - 1839
...trim, that it may well be seene A pallace fit for such a virgin Queene. So every spirit, as it is most pure, And hath in it the more of heavenly light, So it the fairer bodie doth procure To habit in, and it more fairely dight With chearfull grace and amiable sight ;...
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The essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1840
...architecture. To the same effect, in a Hymn in honour of Beauty, divine Spenser platоnising, sings :— " Every spirit as it is more pure, And hath in it the more of heavenly light, So it the fairer hody doth procure To habit in, and it more fairly dight With cheerful grace and amiable sight, For...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - 1841 - 716 pages
...Spenser's hymns on Love and Beauty, he breathes this Platonic doctrine, " Every spirit, as it is most pure And hath in it the more of heavenly light, So it the fairer body doth procure To habit in, nnd it more fairly dight With cheerful grace and amiable sight ; For of the soul the body form doth...
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