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" Not marble, nor the gilded monuments Of princes, shall out-live this powerful rhyme ; But you shall shine more bright in these contents Than unswept stone, besmear'd with sluttish time. When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils root out the... "
The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare - Page 284
by William Shakespeare - 1821
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Cosmic Consciousness: A Study in the Evolution of the Human Mind

Richard Maurice Bucke - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2006 - 336 pages
...which his writings, especially the " Leaves," indicate. SONNET LV. Not marble, nor the gilded mouments Of princes, shall outlive this powerful rhyme ; But...fire shall burn The living record of your memory. 'Gainst death and all oblivious enmity Shall you pace forth ; your praise shall still find room, Even...
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The Giant Book of Poetry

William Roetzheim - Poetry - 2006 - 748 pages
...this powerful rhyme; butyou shall shine more bright in these contents than unswept stone, besmeared with sluttish time. When wasteful war shall statues...fire shall burn the living record of your memory. 'Gainst death, and all-oblivious enmity shall you pace forth; your praise shall still find room Form:...
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Portrait of Mr. W. H.

Oscar Wilde - Fiction - 2006 - 76 pages
...particular play was meant, and that the play was none other but Romeo and Juliet. Not marble, nor the gilded monuments Of princes, shall outlive this powerful...stone besmear'd with sluttish time. When wasteful wars shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work of masonry, Nor Mars his sword nor war's...
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Portrait of Mr W H EasyRead Large Editio

Oscar Wilde - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 84 pages
...particular play was meant, and that the play was none other but Romeo and Juliet. Not marble, nor the gilded monuments Of princes, shall outlive this powerful...stone besmear'd with sluttish time. When wasteful wars shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work of masonry, Nor Mars his sword nor war's...
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Foxe's 'Book of Martyrs' and Early Modern Print Culture

John N. King - Literary Criticism - 2006
...William Shakespeare exemplifies the conventionality of this topos of text as monument: Not marble nor the gilded monuments Of princes shall outlive this powerful...shine more bright in these contents Than unswept stone besmeared with sluttish time, (lines 6 As quoted in Jennifer Summit, "Monuments and Ruins: Spenser...
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莎士比亞十四行詩集

Shakespeare, William - Sonnets, English - 2006 - 347 pages
...lovely youth, When that shall vade, by verse distils your truth. Sonnets Sonnet 55 Not marble nor the gilded monuments Of princes shall outlive this powerful...shine more bright in these contents Than unswept stone besmeared with sluttish time. When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work...
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Shakespeare's Sonnets & Poems

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2011 - 704 pages
...ie, when you yourself will 128 Shakespeare's Sonnets 129 55 Not marble nor the gilded '"monuments'1 Of princes shall outlive this powerful rhyme, But...shine more bright in these contents Than unswept stone besmeared with sluttish time. 4 When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work...
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Poems and Sonnets of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 2007 - 296 pages
...beauteous and lovely youth, When that shall fade, by verse distils your truth. LV. Not marble, nor the gilded monuments Of princes, shall outlive this powerful...fire shall burn The living record of your memory, 'Gainst death and all-oblivious enmity Shall you pace forth; your praise shall still find room, Even...
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The Myth of Sisyphus: Renaissance Theories of Human Perfectibility

Elliott M. Simon - History - 2007 - 614 pages
...the male lover. 78. William Shakespeare used a similar conceit in his sonnet 55: Not marble, nor the gilded monuments Of princes, shall outlive this powerful...contents Than unswept stone besmear'd with sluttish time . . . 'Gainst death an all-oblivious enmity Shall you pace forth; your praise shall still find room...
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