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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Oyendrila Bhattacharjee is currently reading it Apr 13, Contayning, the Legend of Britomartis, or of Chastitie.

Shruti rated it liked it Jun 02, Books by Edmund Spenser. Unknown November 12, at 9: Alex added it Feb 12, The river Leewith headquarters at Kentflows with happiness on such an occasion.

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Next whereunto there stands a stately Place, Where oft I gained Gifts and goodly Grace Of that edmunf Lord, which therein wont to dwell, Whose want too well now feels my friendless Case: But, yes, what Spenser says next is that these swans are shinier than Leda herself. The white lilies are matched to the purity or virginity of the nymphs.


Posted by Roopalakshmi Balasubramanian at Beth Cottrell rated it liked it Oct 29, It was first published in in London by William Ponsonby as part of a volume entitled “Amoretti and Epithalamion”. With endless affluence and happiness, their kids must be a sign of dignity and a threat to immoral people. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Visions of the Worlds Vanitie. Claire marked it as to-read Jun 30, Unknown April 24, at 4: Lukas marked it as to-read Sep 06, The nymphs were all dumb struck watching the swans swim across the river.

Prothalamion : Epithalamion by Edmund Spenser

Philip Stepanski marked it as to-read Apr 06, Contayning the Legend of Sir Guyon, or of Temperance. Preview — Prothalamion by Edmund Spenser.

Astral Alyce marked it as to-read Apr 11, This page was last edited on 14 Decemberat The poet proceeds to praise them and wishing them all the blessings for their marriages.


According to the myth, Jove falls in love with Leda and comes to court her in the guise of a beautiful swan.

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Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser. 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: As the next step, the nymphs prepare poises prkthalamion a basket of flowers which look like bridal chamber adorned with flowers.

Sujay Choubey marked it as to-read Nov 04, Michael Grogan rated it liked it Oct 09, With all the necessary ingredients for a successful verse, Prothalamion is embroidered with long lasting style and simplicity.

Jun 01, John Yelverton rated it liked it. Sweet Thames run softly till I end my Song. Anonymous November 21, at Brett rated it liked it Jan 05,