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Quotation by Edmund Spenser
Men call you fair, and you do credit it,
For that yourself ye daily such do see:
But the true fair, that is the gentle wit
And virtuous mind, is much more praised of me:
Edmund Spenser (1552?–1599), British poet. Amoretti; LXXIX. Men call you fair (l. 1–4). . .
The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser. R. E. Neil Dodge, ed. (1936) Houghton Mifflin.
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