Iconic characters like Marlowe, Spenser, and James Bond make up the patchwork of our modern day folklore.
Brilliant as an exponent of the virtues in Spenser, Dante, Chaucer, Lewis could not write his own poetry.
In these poems S. becomes the connecting link between Chaucer and Spenser.
Few things are more curious than to compare, let us say, Googe and Spenser.
Nearly two hundred years passed on, then Spenser was laid near by.
Those who admire them do well; but they hardly know Spenser.
The quotation marks were dropped, however, in subsequent editions (as in the quotation from Spenser, in the poem Beggars).
Spenser's term for the Hyades, a group of seven stars in the head of the Bull.
Spenser, in his version of the story, has followed these authorities.
There is another thing in which I have presumed to deviate from him and Spenser.