Category: William Shakespeare

Sonnet 41: Those Pretty Wrongs That Liberty Commits – Poem by William Shakespeare

Sonnet 41: Those Pretty Wrongs That Liberty Commits – Poem by William Shakespeare Those pretty wrongs that liberty commits When I am sometime absent from thy heart, Thy beauty and thy years full well befits, For still temptation follows where thou art. Gentle thou art, and therefore to be won; Beauteous thou art, therefore to […]

Sonnet 4: Unthrifty Loveliness, Why Dost Thou Spend – Poem by William Shakespeare

Sonnet 4: Unthrifty Loveliness, Why Dost Thou Spend – Poem by William Shakespeare Unthrifty loveliness, why dost thou spend Upon thy self thy beauty’s legacy? Nature’s bequest gives nothing, but doth lend, And being frank she lends to those are free. Then, beauteous niggard why dost thou abuse, The bounteous largess given thee to give? […]

Sonnet 66: Tired With All These, For Restful Death I Cry – Poem by William Shakespeare

Sonnet 66: Tired With All These, For Restful Death I Cry – Poem by William Shakespeare Tired with all these, for restful death I cry, As to behold desert a beggar born, And needy nothing trimmed in jollity, And purest faith unhappily forsworn, And gilded honour shamefully misplaced, And maiden virtue rudely strumpeted, And right […]

Sonnet 33: Full Many A Glorious Morning Have I Seen – Poem by William Shakespeare

Sonnet 33: Full Many A Glorious Morning Have I Seen – Poem by William Shakespeare Full many a glorious morning have I seen Flatter the mountaintops with sovereign eye, Kissing with golden face the meadows green, Gilding pale streams with heavenly alchemy; Anon permit the basest clouds to ride With ugly rack on his celestial […]