Shakespeare's superb narrative poems and sonnets give us the most direct connection we possess to the movements of reflection and emotion in our greatest writer. In themselves, they are essential to our legacy as thinking and feeling people; as products of Shakespeare's mind, they provide endlessly illuminating evidence about the person who occupies the center of our literary civilization.
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Mine eye and heart are at a mortal war 49
No longer mourn for me when I am dead 73
Full many a glorious morning have I seen
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