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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 Portrayal of Life Stages in English Literature, 1500-1800: Infancy ...

Jeanie Watson, Philip McM. Pittman - History - 1989 - 275 pages
...agricultural imagery elsewhere in the sequence, but recasts it into the frightful and negative lines of 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 tottered weed of small worth held. Instead of the young man plowing a real...
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Life Span Perspectives of Suicide

A.A. Leenaars - Medical - 1991 - 325 pages
...topics, Shakespeare provided one of the best descriptions of the commonly felt distress at reaching 40: "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. . . " (Sonnet 2). Similarly, 65 has been...
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Sonetti

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1992 - 212 pages
...niggarding: Pity the world, or else this glutton he, To eat the world's due, by the grave and thce. Il When forty winters shall besiege thy brow, And dig...be a tatter'd weed of small worth held: Then being asl(d, where all thy beauty lies, 5 Where all the treasurc of thy lusty days; To say within thine own...
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Literaturübersetzen: Englisch : Entwürfe, Erkenntnisse, Erfahrungen

Albert-Reiner Glaap - English language - 1992 - 238 pages
...zugrunde. Die alleinigen Kriterien sind die inhaltlichen und formalen Strukturelemente des Ausgangstextes. 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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The Poems and Sonnets of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1994 - 197 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...in thy beauty's field, Thy youth's proud livery, so gazed on now, Will be a totter'd weed, of small worth held: Then being askt where all thy beauty lies,...
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Shakespeare's Sonnets

William Shakespeare - Sonnets, English - 1995 - 182 pages
...too cruel. Thou that art now the world's fresh ornament 10 And only herald to the gaudy spring Within thine own bud buriest thy content And, tender churl,...in thy beauty's field, Thy youth's proud livery, so gazed on now, Will be a tattered weed, of small worth held. 5 Then being asked where all thy beauty...
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The Wordsworth Book of Sonnets

Linda Marsh, Masson - Poetry - 1995 - 195 pages
...more! this must not be foretold, For women grieve to think they must be old. SAMUEL DANIEL Sonnet 2 When forty winters shall besiege thy brow, And dig...Thy 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...
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Selected Poems

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1995 - 128 pages
...being one. O, these I lack To make you garlands of, and my sweet friend, To strew him o'er and o'er! 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 tottered weed of small worth held: Then being asked where all beauty lies,...
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The Sonnets

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 297 pages
...spring, Within thine own bud buriest thy content, And, tender churl, mak'st waste in niggarding: 12 Pity the world, or else this glutton be, To eat the...in thy beauty's field, Thy youth's proud livery so gazed on now Will be a tottered weed of small worth held: 4 Then being asked, where all thy beauty...
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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...in thy beauty's field, 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,...
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