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" When in the chronicle of wasted time I see descriptions of the fairest wights, And beauty making beautiful old rhyme, In praise of ladies dead, and lovely knights ; Then, in the blazon of sweet beauty's best, Of hand, of foot, of lip, of eye, of brow,... "
The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare - Page 74
by William Shakespeare - 1826 - 783 pages
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The works of William Shakespeare, the text formed from an entirely ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1843
...fairest wights, And beauty making beautiful old rhyme, In praise of ladies dead, and lovely knights ; Then, in the blazon of sweet beauty's best, Of hand,...look'd but with divining eyes, They had not skill enough3 your worth to sing : For we, which now behold these present days, Have eyes to wonder, but...
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Shakspeare and his times

Nathan Drake - 1843 - 660 pages
...fairest wights. And beauty making beautiful old rhyme, In praise of ladies dead, and lovely knights ; Then, in the blazon of sweet beauty's best, Of hand,...have express'd Even such a beauty as you master now." Son. 106. It is a striking proof of the poetical inferiority of the few sonnets which Shilspeare has...
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Shakespeare [sic] and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1843 - 660 pages
...fairest wights, And beauty making beautiful old rhyme, In praise of ladies dead, and lovely knights ; Then, in the blazon of sweet beauty's best, Of hand,...of eye, of brow, I see their antique pen would have expresa'd Even such a beauty as you master now." Son. 106. It is a striking proof of the poetical inferiority...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: The Text Formed from an Entirely ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1843
...fairest wights, And beauty making beautiful old rhyme, In praise of ladies dead, and lovely knights ; Then, in the blazon of sweet beauty's best, Of hand,...foot, of lip, of eye, of brow, I see their antique pen \vould have expressed Even such a beauty as you master now. So all their praises are but prophecies...
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The works of Shakspere, revised from the best authorities: with a ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1843
...all their praises are hut prophecies Of this our time, all you prefiguring ; And for they looked hut with divining eyes, They had not skill enough your worth to sing : For we which now hehold these present days, Have eyes to wonder hut lack tongues to praise. Not mine own fears, nor...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare: Printed from the Text ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1844
...fairest wights , And beauty making beautiful old rhyme , In praise of ladies dead , and lovely knights ; Then , in the blazon of sweet beauty's best , Of hand,...such a beauty as you master now. So all their praises ard but prophecies Of this our time, all you prefiguring; And for they look'd but with divining eyes...
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An Inquiry Into the Philosophy and Religion of Shakspere

William John Birch - Religion in literature - 1848 - 547 pages
...leads him, in the next atanza (cvi.), to descend still further ( into the details of religion: — So all their praises are but prophecies Of this our...worth to sing : For we, which now behold these present days, Have eyes to wonder, but lack tongues to praise. He says (stanza cviii.) there is nothing in...
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An Inquiry Into the Philosophy and Religion of Shakspere

William John Birch - Religion in literature - 1848 - 547 pages
...given leads him, in the next stanza (cvi.), to descend still further into the details of religion: — So all their praises are but prophecies Of this our time, all you prefiguring ; And, tor they look'd but with divining eyes, They had not skill enough your worth to sing : For we, which...
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Studies of Shakspere: Forming a Companion Volume to Every Edition of the Text

Charles Knight - 1849 - 360 pages
...fairest wights, And beauty making beautiful old rhyme, In praise of ladies dead and lovely knights, Then in the blazon of sweet beauty's best, Of hand,...worth to sing; For we, which now behold these present days, Have eyes to wonder, but lack tongues to praise. — 106. Not mine own fears, nor the prophetic...
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Studies of Shakspere: Forming a Companion Volume to Every Edition of the Text

Charles Knight - 1849 - 560 pages
...old rhyme, In praise of ladies dead and lovely knights, Then in the blazon of sweet beauty's beat, Of hand, of foot, of lip, of eye, of brow, I see their...worth to sing; For we, which now behold these present days, Have eyes to wonder, but lack tongues to praise. — 106. Not mine own fears, nor the prophetic...
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