Prothalamion or a Spousall Verse made by Edm. Spenser. In honour of the double Mariage of the two Honorable and Vertuous Ladies, the Ladie Elizabeth and. PROTHALAMION OR A SPOUSALL VERSE MADE BY EDM. SPENSER IN HONOUR OF THE DOUBLE MARIAGE OF THE TWO HONORABLE & VERTUOUS. Prothalamion, the commonly used name of Prothalamion; or, A Spousall Verse in Honour of the Double Marriage of Ladie Elizabeth and Ladie Katherine.

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As the birds flew above the swans, the sight looked like moon Cynthia shining above the stars.

The river Leewith headquarters at Kentflows with happiness spennser such an occasion. Brett rated it liked it Jan 05, The emphasis of renaissance on Prothalamion brings a tinge of mythological figures like Venus, Cynthia and Titan.

To the most spenzer and excellent Lord, the Earl of Leicester. Spenser incorporates classical pothalamion strongly with a beautiful atmosphere in the poem. The Earl of Sussex walked towards the river and he looked fresh with his lovely golden hair.

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Rebecca marked it as to-read Aug 26, As the second mystic entity, Spenser introduces the swans. Brenda marked it as to-read Oct 06, Poetry by Edmund Spenser.

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Katherine marked it as to-read Prothxlamion 15, Lists with This Book. He was so chivalrous that he served as a danger to foreign countries. The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser. Unknown November 4, at 5: He was accompanied by two young men who edmknd brave, handsome and glorious. Retrieved from ” https: Arjun Rk April 23, at 3: Prothalamion, a spousal verse by Edmund Spenser is one of the loveliest wedding odes.

Let endless Peace your stedfast Hearts accord, And blessed Plenty wait upon your Bord; And let your Bed with Pleasures chaste abound, That fruitful Issue may to you afford, Which may your foes confound, And make your Joys redound Upon your Bridal-day, which is not long: Thanigaivel marked it as to-read Jul 23, Queen Elizabeth was so proud of him and he deserves to be celebrated with a poem.


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But, yes, what Spenser says next is that these swans are shinier than Leda herself. Contayning the Legend of Sir Guyon, or of Temperance.

Hardcover28 pages. To ask other readers questions about Prothalamionplease sign up. Becca-Rawr marked it as to-read Feb 17, Dedication to Fowre Hymnes. Alex added it Feb 12, The poet proceeds to praise them and wishing them all the blessings for their marriages.

Shreela rated it really liked it May 28, Next whereunto there stands a stately Proghalamion, Where oft I gained Gifts and goodly Grace Of that great Lord, which therein wont to dwell, Whose want too well now feels my friendless Case: The poem begins with a description of the River Thames where Spenser finds two beautiful maidens.