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“Make but my name thy love, and love that still,/And then thou lovest me, for my name is ‘Will.'”

Shakespeare Sonnet #136 SONNET 136 If thy soul cheque thee that I come so near, Swear to thy blind soul that I was thy ‘Will,’ And will, thy soul knows, is admitted there; Thus far for love my love-suit, sweet, … Continue reading

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“Thine eyes I love, and they, as pitying me,/Knowing thy heart torments me with disdain,/Have put on black and loving mourners be,/Looking with pretty ruth upon my pain.”

Shakespeare Sonnet #132 SONNET 132 Thine eyes I love, and they, as pitying me, Knowing thy heart torments me with disdain, Have put on black and loving mourners be, Looking with pretty ruth upon my pain. And truly not the … Continue reading

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“Thou art as tyrannous, so as thou art, As those whose beauties proudly make them cruel;”

William Shakespeare Sonnet #131 ————————- SONNET 131 Thou art as tyrannous, so as thou art, As those whose beauties proudly make them cruel; For well thou know’st to my dear doting heart Thou art the fairest and most precious jewel. … Continue reading

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“‘Tis better to be vile than vile esteem’d,/When not to be receives reproach of being,/And the just pleasure lost which is so deem’d/Not by our feeling but by others’ seeing.”

Shakespeare Sonnet #121 SONNET 121 ‘Tis better to be vile than vile esteem’d, When not to be receives reproach of being, And the just pleasure lost which is so deem’d Not by our feeling but by others’ seeing. For why … Continue reading

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“Let me not to the marriage of true minds/Admit impediments. Love is not love/Which alters when it alteration finds,/Or bends with the remover to remove…”

William Shakespeare, Sonnet #116 ¬†https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=du9x5TT3rDs SONNET 116 Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments. Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to remove: O no! it is an … Continue reading

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“Mine appetite I never more will grind/On newer proof, to try an older friend,/A god in love, to whom I am confined.”

Shakespeare Sonnet #110 SONNET 110 Alas, ’tis true I have gone here and there And made myself a motley to the view, Gored mine own thoughts, sold cheap what is most dear, Made old offences of affections new; Most true … Continue reading

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“O, never say that I was false of heart,/Though absence seem’d my flame to qualify.”

William Shakespeare Sonnet #109 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d–yTNrdVMc SONNET 109 O, never say that I was false of heart, Though absence seem’d my flame to qualify. As easy might I from myself depart As from my soul, which in thy breast doth lie: … Continue reading

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