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" Not marble, nor the gilded monuments Of princes, shall outlive 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 Dramatic Works of Shakespeare - Page 68
by William Shakespeare - 1826 - 783 pages
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Shakespearean Pragmatism: Market of His Time

Lars Engle - Drama - 1993 - 266 pages
...this pow'rml rhyme. Hut you 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. '(lainst death and all oblivious emnity Shall you pace forth; your praise shall still find room. Ev'n...
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The Poems and Sonnets of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1994 - 197 pages
...Of princes, shall oudive this powerful rime; But you shall shine more bright in these contents Than unswept stone, besmear'd with sluttish time. When...still find room Even in the eyes of all posterity That wears this world out to the ending doom. So, till the judgement that yourself arise, You live in this,...
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Shakespeare's Sonnets

William Shakespeare - Sonnets, English - 1995 - 182 pages
...to stand in the same relation to both of them but in fact makes sense with only one, eg Sonnet 55: Nor Mars his sword, nor war's quick fire shall burn The living record of your memory. 'Burn' makes perfect sense with 'war's quick fire' but not with 'Mars his sword', for which another...
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Passion Made Public: Elizabethan Lyric, Gender, and Performance

Diana E. Henderson - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 279 pages
...the process: "Not marble nor the gilded monuments / Of princes shall outlive this pow'rful rhyme"; "Nor Mars his sword nor war's quick fire shall burn / The living record of your memory" (Sonnets 55.1-2, 7-8). So much for "brazen tombs" won by these hermetic "conquerors" of their own affection,...
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The Perfect and the Preterite in Contemporary and Earlier English

Johan Elsness - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 432 pages
...this powerful rhyme; But you shall shine more bright in these contents Than unswept stone, be smear'd with sluttish time. When wasteful war shall statues...find room, Even in the eyes of all posterity That wears this world out to the ending doom. So, till the judgement that yourself arise, You live in this,...
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Love, Poetry, and Immortality: Luminous Insights of the World's Great Thinkers

William Gerber - Philosophy - 1998 - 122 pages
...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...masonry, Nor Mars his sword nor war's quick fire shall bum 'Gainst death and all-oblivious enmity Shall you pace forth: your praise shall still find room...
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Elizabethan Women and the Poetry of Courtship

Ilona Bell - Literary Collections - 1998 - 262 pages
...poems like Shakespeare's proclaim the poet's power to conquer time: "Gainst death and all oblivious enmity / Shall you pace forth; your praise shall still find room / Even in the eyes of all posterity."46 Carpe diem poems like Herrick's "Gather ye rosebuds" summon poetic authority to urge...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Shakespeare

Laurie Rozakis - Fiction - 1999 - 380 pages
...this powerful rime; But you shall shine more bright in these contents Than unswept stone, besmeared with sluttish time. ' When wasteful war shall statues...broils root out the work of masonry, Nor Mars his 2 sword nor war's quick fire shall burn The living record of your memory. 'Gainst death and all-oblivious...
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The Building in the Text: Alberti to Shakespeare and Milton

Roy Eriksen - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 194 pages
...But you shall shine more bright in these contents Than unswept stone, besmeared with sluttish time. 5 When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils...your memory. 'Gainst death, and all-oblivious enmity 10 Shall you pace forth, your praise shall still find room, Even in the eyes of all posterity That...
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The Sonnets

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 164 pages
...sluttish time. 5 When wasteful war shall statues overturn, 6 And broils root out the work of masonry, 7 Nor Mars his sword nor war's quick fire shall burn The living record of your memory. 9 'Gainst death and all oblivious enmity 10 Shall you pace forth; your praise shall still find room...
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