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Quotation by Edmund Spenser
The snow, which doth the top of Pindus strew,
Did never whiter shew,
Nor Jove himself, when he a swan would be
For love of Leda, whiter did appear:
Edmund Spenser (1552?–1599), British poet. Prothalamion (l. 40–43). . .
The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser. R. E. Neil Dodge, ed. (1936) Houghton Mifflin.
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