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" Then being asked where all thy beauty lies, Where all the treasure of thy lusty days, To say within thine own deep-sunken eyes Were an all-eating shame and thriftless praise. How much more praise deserved thy beauty's use, If thou couldst answer "This... "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Page 244
1835
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Literarische Polyphonie: Übersetzung und Mehrsprachigkeit in der Literatur ...

Universität Klagenfurt. Institut für Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft - Comparative literature - 1996 - 249 pages
...phonetische und semantische Besonderheiten auf, die für die englische Sprache kennzeichnend sind: When forty winters shall besiege thy brow And dig...Thy youth's proud livery, so gazed on now, Will be a tetter'd weed, of small worth held: Then being ask'd where all thy lusty days, To say, within thy own...
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Shakespeare's Theory of Drama

Pauline Kiernan - Drama - 1998 - 218 pages
...exists in a state of endless flux and mutability, aligns her with the Poet of the procreation sonnets: 'When forty winters shall besiege thy brow,/ And dig deep trenches in thy beauty's field . . .'(2.1-2). But whereas in Cleopatra this recognition leads to a celebration of all nature's mutability,...
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Forms of Expansion: Recent Long Poems by Women

Lynn Keller - Poetry - 1997 - 373 pages
...rose might never die" (sonnet 1). Hacker underlines the contrast by alluding to Shakespeare's sonnet 2 ("When forty winters shall besiege thy brow / And dig deep trenches in thy beauty's field,") in a poem which opens "Forty-two winters had besieged my brow / when you laid siege to my imagination"...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...Time's glory is to calm contending kings. To unmask falsehood, and bring truth to light. 10540 Sonnet 2 only is there but one way of doing things rightly, but there is only one way of seeing 10541 Sonnet3 Thou an thy mother's glass, and she in thee Calls back the lovely April of her prime....
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Enter the Whole Army: A Pictorial Study of Shakespearean Staging, 1576-1616

C. Walter Hodges - Drama - 2004 - 196 pages
...Amsterdam in 1616, from the studio/ workshop of the engraver JC Visscher. Amsterdam, with Antwerp and the i 'When forty winters shall besiege thy brow / And dig...youth's proud livery, so gazed on now / Will be a tottered weed, of small worth held.' whole region of the Lower Rhine was at that time the centre for...
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Fourteen Lines

Alan Haehnel - 2000 - 37 pages
...and men's eyes I all alone..." Wait, that's Chris's. Can I start again? MS. DREW. Last chance. CARLY. "When forty winters shall besiege thy brow, And dig...trenches in thy beauty's field, Thy youth's proud liv..." (She pauses, confused.) Why don't I know this? CARRIE. Carly, that's mine. MS. DREW. Carly,...
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Fourteen Lines

Alan Haehnel - 2000 - 37 pages
...youth's proud livery, so gaz'd on now, Will be a totter'd weed of small worth held: Then being ask'd, where all thy beauty lies, Where all the treasure of thy lusty days, To say within thine own deep-sunken eyes Were an all-eating shame, and thriftless praise. How much more praise deserv'd thy...
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Fourteen Lines

Alan Haehnel - 2000 - 37 pages
...guess I am. CARLY. Go for it. CARRIE. All right. (She puts the paper down and recites from Sonnet #2.) "When forty winters shall besiege thy brow, And dig deep trenches in thy beauty's field..." There. Two down, twelve to go. CARLY. (Quickly, reciting from Sonnet #116.) "Let me not to the marriage...
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The Metaphysics of Beauty

Nick Zangwill - Philosophy - 2001 - 224 pages
...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 of thy lusty days, To say, within thine own deep-sunken eyes, Were an all-eating shame and thriftless praise. How much more praise deserved thy...
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Writing Prejudices: The Psychoanalysis and Pedagogy of Discrimination from ...

Robert Samuels - Psychology - 2001 - 196 pages
...aesthetic dimension. The poet begins by warning his beloved that his beauty will be destroyed by age and "Thy youth's proud livery, so gazed on now, / Will be a tattered weed, of small worth held." Like the value of stored capital and semen, beauty itself needs to be expended or it will soon be lost....
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