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" The summer's flower is to the summer sweet, Though to itself it only live and die; But if that flower with base infection meet, The basest weed outbraves his dignity. For sweetest things turn sourest by their deeds; Lilies that fester smell far worse... "
The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes - Page 138
by William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1812
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...faces, Others but stewards of their excellence. The summer's flower is to the summer sweet, Though s | . weeds. (1. 114) BLPL; E1L; GTBS; GTBS-P; InPS; LiTB; NAEL-1; NOBE; NoP; OAEL-1; OBEV; PeHV; PoE;...
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The Poems and Sonnets of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1994 - 197 pages
...faces, Others but stewards of their excellence. The summer's flower is to the summer sweet, Though to itself it only live and die; But if that flower...their deeds; Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds. 95 How sweet and lovely dost thou make the shame Which, like a canker in the fragrant rose,...
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Teaching with Shakespeare: Critics in the Classroom

Bruce McIver, Ruth Stevenson - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 269 pages
...The summer's flow'r is to the summer sweet, Though to itself it only live and die, But if that flow'r with base infection meet, The basest weed outbraves...their deeds; Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds. I will not attempt to take up all the questions posed by this sonnet, but I will ask what deflects...
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100 Best-loved Poems

Philip Smith - Poetry - 1995 - 101 pages
...faces, Others but stewards of their excellence. The summer's flower is to the summer sweet, Though to itself it only live and die, But if that flower...their deeds; Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds. Sonnet CXVI Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments. Love is not love Which...
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Shakespeare's Sonnets

William Shakespeare - Sonnets, English - 1963 - 182 pages
...faces, Others but stewards of their excellence. The summer's flower is to the summer sweet 10 Though to itself it only live and die, But if that flower...their deeds: Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds. 94 2 canker - this could either be the canker worm, destroying the rose in bud, or a dog-rose...
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Selected Poems

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1995 - 128 pages
...The summer's flow'r is to the summer sweet, Though to itself it only live and die; But if that flow'r with base infection meet, The basest weed outbraves...their deeds; Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds. 94 How like a winter hath my absence been From thee, the pleasure of the fleeting year! What...
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Power to Hurt

Darcy O'Brien - Law - 1997 - 512 pages
...stewards of their excellence. The summer's flower is to the summer sweet, Though to itself it only live or die; But if that flower with base infection meet,...their deeds; Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds. Shakespeare, Sonnet 94 diopter I Often when she needed to get away from family quarrels...
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Poetic Designs: An Introduction to Meters, Verse Forms, and Figures of Speech

Stephen Adams - Poetry - 1997 - 256 pages
...faces, Others but stewards of their excellence. The summer's flower is to the summer sweet, Though to itself it only live and die, But if that flower...with base infection meet, The basest weed outbraves its dignity: For sweetest things turn sourest by their deeds; Lilies that fester smell far worse than...
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Power to Hurt: The Virtues of Alienation

William Frank Monroe - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 243 pages
...The summer's flow'r is to the summer sweet, Though to itself it only live and die; But if that flow'r with base infection meet, The basest weed outbraves...their deeds; Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds.' Shakespeare's sonnet 94 evaluates the wounds of alienation and performance. The poem can be...
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The Guide to Literary Terms

Gail Rae - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 114 pages
...The summer flow'r is to the summer sweet Though to itself it only live and die; But if that flow'r with base infection meet, The basest weed outbraves...their deeds: Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds. see: couplet Spoonerism - a phrase in which two words' initial consonants have been switched...
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