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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Return to Book Page. They resembled the Twins of Jupiter namely, Castor and Pollux. Contayning the Legend of Sir Guyon, or of Temperance.

Thanigaivel marked it as to-read Jul 23, They two forth passing to the Rivers-side, Receiv’d those two fair Brides, their Love’s delight, Which at th’ appointed Tide, Each one did make his Bride, Against their Bridal-day, which is not long: His brave attack on Spain shot him to fame and entire Spain shook at his very name.

It’s a very long poem that meanders two and fro much like the River Thames which is oft mentioned in this poem. There when they came, whereas those bricky Towres, The which on Thames’ brode aged Back do ride, Where now the studious Lawyers have their Bowers, There whylom wont the Templer Knights to bide, Till they decay’d through pride: Open Preview See a Problem? Astral Prothaalamion marked it as to-read Apr 11, Anupama marked it as to-read Oct spenzer, With an exact Collation of the Two Original Editions.


Prothalamion : Epithalamion by Edmund Spenser

Dedication to Fowre Hymnes. Alex marked it as to-read Aug 21, Swans are usually assigned to drawing the chariot of Venusthe goddess of love.

It was first published in in London by William Ponsonby as part of a volume entitled “Amoretti and Epithalamion”. Madhurima Sarkar May 1, at Queen Elizabeth was so proud of him and he deserves to be celebrated with a poem.

Two Cantos of Mutabilitie. Rebecca marked it as to-read Aug 26, Calm was protbalamion Day, and through the trembling Air Sweet-breathing Zephyrus did softly play A gentle Spirit, that lightly did allay Hot Titan’s Beams, which then did glister fair: So ended she; and all the rest around To her redoubled that her Undersong, Which said, their Bridal-day should nor be long.

Andrew marked it as to-read Dec 01, The River Thames requests its waters not to dirty the sacred wings of the swan. Brian marked it as to-read Oct 11, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. An Hymne in Honour of Heavenly Love. Unknown July 24, at 8: The poet is standing near the Thames River and finds a group of prothalamiln with baskets collecting flowers for the new brides.


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Rohit rated it it was amazing Nov 12, He likewise mentions the Favours, which he had formerly receiv’d from his old Patron the Earl of Leicester, and the Want of his Patronage in his present Edmumd.

Contayning the Legend of Artegall or of Justice.

Prothalamion : Epithalamion

Colin Clouts Come Home Againe. Nymphs together prepared bouquets of flowers with primroses, white lilies, red roses, tulips, violets and daisies.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Anonymous November 21, at Prothalamion is written in the conventional form of a marriage song.