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" When forty winters shall besiege 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... "
The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere - Page 105
by William Shakespeare - 1851
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The Poems of William Shakespeare: Comprehending Venus and Adonis, Tarquin ...

William Shakespeare - 1808 - 204 pages
...too cruel. Thou that art now the world's fresh ornament, And only herald to the gaudy spring, Within thine own bud buriest thy content, And, tender churl,...grave and thee. When forty winters shall besiege thy And dig deep trenches in thy beauty's field, Thy youth's proud livery, so gaz'd on now, Will be a latter'd...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 5

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...now the world's fresh ornament, •And only herald to the gaudy spring, Wrthin thine own bud bnriest thy content, And, tender churl, mak'st waste in niggarding....be, To eat the world's due, by the grave and thee. SONNET IL forty winters shall besiege thy brow, And dig deep trenches in thy beauty's field, Thy youth's...
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Shakespeare, Davies, Donne, Hall, Stirling, Jonson, Corbet, Carew, Drummond

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...only herald to the gaudy spring, Within thine own bad buriest thy content, And, tender churl, raak'st waste in niggarding. Pity the world, or else this...be, To eat the world's due, by the grave and thee. SONNET II. WIM forty winters shall besiege thy brow, And dig deep trenches in thy beauty's field,...
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Chaucer, 1400, to Beaumont, 1628

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...— that only makes it mine. WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE. BORN 1564.— DIED 1616. FROM HIS SONNETS. SONNET 2. WHEN forty winters shall besiege thy brow, And dig...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,...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 20

William Shakespeare - 1821
...she will still live (.haste ? " Rom. She hath : and in that sparing makes huge waste." C. VOL. XX. Q Pity the world, or else this glutton be, To eat the...brow, And dig deep trenches in thy beauty's field, J this glutton be, To eat the world's due, BY THE grave and thee.] The ancient editors of Shakspeare's...
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1826 - 783 pages
...only herald to the gaudy spring, Within thine own bud buriest thy content, And, tender churl, makest waste in niggarding, Pity the world, or else this...glutton be, To eat the world's due, by the grave and dice. II. When forty winters shall besiege thy brow, And dig deep trenches in thy beauty's field, Thy...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830
...too cruel. Thou that art now the world's fresh ornament, And only herald to the gaudy spring, Within thine own bud buriest thy content, And, tender churl,...be, To eat the world's due, by the grave and thee. II. When forty winters shall besiege thy brow, And dig deep trenches in thy beauty's field, Thy youth's...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830
...too cruel. Thou that art now the world's fresh ornament, And only herald to the gaudy spring, Within thine own bud buriest thy content, And, tender churl,...be, To eat the world's due, by the grave and thee. II. When forty winters shall besiege thy brow, And dig deep trenches in thy beauty's field, Thy youth's...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumes 158-159

Early English newspapers - 1835
...How easy and vigorous are the two first lines, and how ingenious and striking are the two last ! " When forty winters shall besiege thy brow, And dig...in thy beauty's field, Thy youth's proud livery, so gazed on now, "Will be a tattered weed of small worth held. Then being: asked where all thy beauty...
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Literary Leaves, Volume 2

David Lester Richardson - 1840
...context. I commence, however, with a complete poem, in which the writer persuades his friend to marry. " When forty winters shall besiege thy brow, And dig...in thy beauty's field, Thy youth's proud livery, so gazed on now, Will be a tattered weed of small worth held. Then being asked where all thy beauty lies,...
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