Category: William Shakespeare

Sonnet 15: When I Consider Every Thing That Grows – Poem by William Shakespeare

Sonnet 15: When I Consider Every Thing That Grows – Poem by William Shakespeare When I consider every thing that grows Holds in perfection but a little moment. That this huge stage presenteth nought but shows Whereon the stars in secret influence comment. When I perceive that men as plants increase, Cheerèd and checked even […]

Not Marble Nor The Guilded Monuments (Sonnet 55) – Poem by William Shakespeare

Not Marble Nor The Guilded Monuments (Sonnet 55) – Poem by William Shakespeare Not marble nor the gilded monuments Of princes shall outlive this powerful rhyme; But you shall shine more bright in these contents Than unswept stone, besmear’d with sluttish time. When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work of […]