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Sonnet 8: Music To Hear, Why Hear’st Thou Music Sadly? – Poem by William Shakespeare

Sonnet 8: Music To Hear, Why Hear’st Thou Music Sadly? – Poem by William Shakespeare Music to hear, why hear’st thou music sadly? Sweets with sweets war not, joy delights in joy. Why lov’st thou that which thou receiv’st not gladly, Or else receiv’st with pleasure thine annoy? If the true concord of well-tunèd sounds, […]

Sonnet 77: Thy Glass Will Show Thee How Thy Beauties Wear – Poem by William Shakespeare

Sonnet 77: Thy Glass Will Show Thee How Thy Beauties Wear – Poem by William Shakespeare Thy glass will show thee how thy beauties wear, Thy dial how thy precious minutes waste; These vacant leaves thy mind’s imprint will bear, And of this book, this learning mayst thou taste. The wrinkles which thy glass will […]

Sonnet 45: The Other Two, Slight Air And Purging Fire – Poem by William Shakespeare

Sonnet 45: The Other Two, Slight Air And Purging Fire – Poem by William Shakespeare The other two, slight air and purging fire, Are both with thee, wherever I abide; The first my thought, the other my desire, These present-absent with swift motion slide. For when these quicker elements are gone In tender embassy of […]

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