Shakespeare Sonnets

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Shakespeare Sonnet 1, From fairest creatures we desire increase

Shakespeare Sonnet 1, From fairest creatures we desire increase

From fairest creatures we desire increase, That thereby beauty’s rose might never die, But as the riper should by time decease, His tender heir might bear his memory: But thou, contracted to thine own bright eyes, Feed’st thy light’st flame...
Shakespeare Sonnet 2, When forty winters shall beseige thy brow

Shakespeare Sonnet 2, When forty winters shall beseige thy brow

When forty winters shall beseige thy brow, And dig deep trenches in thy beauty's field, Thy youth's proud livery, so gazed on now, Will be a tatter'd weed, of small worth held: Then being ask'd where all thy beauty lies, Where all the treasure...
Shakespeare sonnet 3, Look in thy glass and tell the face thou viewest

Shakespeare sonnet 3, Look in thy glass and tell the face thou viewest

Look in thy glass and tell the face thou viewest, Now is the time that face should form another, Whose fresh repair if now thou not renewest, Thou dost beguile the world, unbless some mother. For where is she so fair whose uneared womb Disdains...
Shakespeare Sonnet 4, Unthrifty loveliness, why dost thou spend

Shakespeare Sonnet 4, Unthrifty loveliness, why dost thou spend

Unthrifty loveliness, why dost thou spend Upon thyself 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 giv...

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