The Procession of the Seasons.
O forth issued the Seasons of the year;
First lusty Spring, all dight in leaves of flowers
That freshly budded, and new blooms did bear,
In which a thousand birds had built their bowers,
[EDMUND SPENSER, whose name holds foremost rank among the poets who adorned the Elizabethan era, was born in London about the year 1553. Through