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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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Materials for a Study of Spenser's Theory of Fine Art

Ida Langdon - 1911 - 118 pages
...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 is more fairely dight With chearefull grace and amiable sight....
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The Rhythm of Life

Charles Brodie Patterson - 1915 - 303 pages
...contemplative that the listener becomes truly receptive and enters into the soul of the music. "To every spirit, as it is more pure, And hath in it the more of heavenly light. To it the fairer body doth procure To habit in, and it more fairly dight, With cheerful grace and amiable...
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The New England Medical Gazette, Volume 39

1904
...golden words of Edmund Spenser, in his Hyme in Honour of Beautie — "So every Spirit as it is most pure, And hath in it the more of heavenly light, So it the fairer body both procure • To habit in, and it more fairly dight With ehereful grace and amiable sight. For of...
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Essays and Poems of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 pages
...character; all condition, of the quality of the life; all harmony, of health; (and, for this reason, a perception of beauty should be sympathetic, or proper,...wise Spenser teaches: — "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,...
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An Anthology of the Poetry of the Age of Shakespeare

William Thomas Young - 1923 - 307 pages
...that it may well be scene A pallace fit for such a virgin Queene. 260 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 chearefull grace and amiable sight ;...
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The Poems, English and Latin, of Edward Lord Herbert of Cherbury

Edward Herbert Baron Herbert of Cherbury - 1923 - 169 pages
...fair body. Cp. Spenser, Hymne in Honour of Seautie, 1. 127 et seq. : 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 ... For of the soule the bodie forme doth take : . . . Therefore when-ever...
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Spenser: Selections

Edmund Spenser - 1923 - 208 pages
...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 130 With chearefull grace and amiable sight....
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Literature and Life, Book 2

Edwin Almiron Greenlaw, William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - 1922
...quotes Spenser, the great English poet who lived in Shakespeare's time: 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 [dwell] in, and it more fairly dight [dress] With cheerful grace and amiable sight. For of the soul...
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Undream'd of Shores

Frank Harris - 1924 - 334 pages
...poets, named Spenser," I responded, "has given the true reason." I repeated to her the lines: "And every spirit, as it is more pure, And hath in it the more of Heavenly Light, Lo! it the fairer body doth procure To habit in " "It isn't true," she interrupted. "I know aIf it...
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The Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 3

William Cullen Bryant - 1925 - 1100 pages
...LORD EDWARD THURLOW. BEAUTY. FROM "HYMN IN HONOR. OF BEAUTY." So every spirit, as it is most puro, And hath in it the more of heavenly light, So it the fairer body doth procure To habit in, antl it more fairly dight With cheerful grace and amiable sight : For of the soul the body form doth...
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