The supplementary works of William Shakespeare: comprising his poems and doubtful plays; with glossarial and other notes

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G. Routledge, 1852 - 525 pages
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Page 462 - this man's art, and that man's scope, With what I most enjoy contented least; Yet in these thoughts myself almost despising, Haply I think on thee,—and then my state (Like to the lark at break of day arising From sullen earth) sings hymns at heaven's gate; For thy sweet love remember'd,
Page 462 - And Night doth nightly make grief's length seem stronger. XXIX. When in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes, I all alone beweep my outcast state, And trouble deaf heaven with my bootless cries, And look upon myself, and curse my fate, Wishing me like to one more rich in hope, Featured like him, like him with friends
Page 472 - better they, Or whether revolution be the same. O! sure I am the wits of former days To subjects worse have given admiring praise. LX. Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore, So do our minutes hasten to their end; Each changing place with that which goes before, Nativity, once in the
Page 462 - brings, That then I scorn to change my state with kings. XXX. When to the sessions of sweet silent thought I summon up remembrance of things past, And with old woes new wail my dear time's waste: I sigh the lack of many a thing I
Page 463 - he died, and poets better prove, Theirs for their style I'll read, his for his love. XXXIII. Full many a glorious morning have I seen Flatter the mountain tops with sovereign eye, Kissing with golden face the meadows green, Gilding pale streams with heavenly alchymy
Page 477 - by. This thou perceiv'st, which makes thy love more strong, To love that well which thou must leave ere long. LXXIV. But be contented: when that fell arrest Without all bail, shall carry me away, My life hath in this line some interest, When thou reviewest this, thou dost review
Page 476 - by-and-by black night doth take away, Death's second self, that seals up all in rest. In me thou seest the glowing of such fire, As the death-bed whereon it must expire, That on the ashes of his youth doth lie, Consumed with that which it was
Page 484 - How many gazers mightst thou lead away, If thou wouldst use the strength of all thy state ! But do not so; I love thee in such sort, As thou being mine, mine is thy good report. XCVII. How like a winter hath my absence been From thee, the pleasure of the fleeting year! What freezings
Page 459 - Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines, And often is his gold complexion dimm'd; And every fair from fair sometime declines, By chance, or nature's changing course, untrimm'd;* But thy eternal summer shall not fade, Nor lose possession of that fair thou owest
Page 456 - bounty cherish: She carved thee for her seal, and meant thereby, Thou shouldst print more, nor let that copy die. XII. When I do count the clock that tells the time, And see the brave day sunk in hideous night; When I behold the violet past prime, And sable curls, all silver'a o'er with white; * When

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