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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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Chaucer to Burns

Rossiter Johnson - English poetry - 1876
...fairest wights, And beauty making beautiful old rhyme, In praise of ladies dead, and lovely knights, ch, nor go, norstand : Such one was Avarice, the fourth...band ! And next to him malicious Envy rode Upon a r expresg'd Even such a beauty as you master now. So all their praises are but prophecies Of this our...
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A NEW LIBRARY OF POETRY AND SONG

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT - 1876
...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 expressed Even such a beauty as you master now. So all their praises are but prophecies Of this our...
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The Two Noble Kinsmen

John Fletcher, William Shakespeare - 1876 - 173 pages
...fairest wights, And beauty making beautiful old ryme 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, I see this antique pen would have expresst Even such a beauty as you master now. Sonnet 106. In the Arrangement...
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My Study Windows

James Russell Lowell - Birds - 1876 - 433 pages
...old rhyme In praise of ladies dead and lovely knights, I see their antique pen would have expressed Even such a beauty as you master now ; So all their praises are but prophecies Of this our time, all yorfl prefiguring, And, for they looked but with divining eyes, They had not skill enough your worth...
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A Letter on Shakspere's Authorship of The Two Noble Kinsmen: And on the ...

William Spalding, John Hill Burton - 1876 - 118 pages
...the fairest wights, And beauty making beautiful old ryme 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, I see this antique pen would have expresst Even such a beauty as you master now. ' pag« 75] Sonnet 106....
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The birthday book of flower and song

Gift books - 1877 - 128 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. SAaktspt.nr. October 3rd. SOMETIMES Spirits unseen upon my footsteps wait, And minister strange music,...
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Figures in a Renaissance Context

C. A. Patrides - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 346 pages
...remind ourselves, the rhythm adheres to the basic iambic pattern. Shakespeare, for instance, wrote of sweet beauty's best, Of hand, of foot, of lip, of eye, of brow .... (Sonnet CVI, ll. 5-6) Donne could be just as regular when the occasion demanded: the great soule...
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English Renaissance Poetry: a Collection of Shorter Poems from Skelton To ...

English poetry - 1990 - 416 pages
...the fairest wights, And beauty making beautiful old rime 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, I sec their antique pen would have expressed Even such a beauty as you master now. So all their praises...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...fairest wights. And beauty making beautiful old rhyme In praise of ladies dead and lovely knights. ustice draw? Oh curst Effects of necessary Law! How...Alexander's Feast; or, The Power of Music 5 Softly days, Have eyes to wonder, but lack tongues to praise. (1. 1-14) AWP; BLPL; CTC; E1L; EnLoPo; FaBoCh;...
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Sonetti

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1992 - 212 pages
...rhyme, In praise of Ladies dead, and lovely Knights, Then in the blazon of sweet beauty 's best, 5 Of hand, of foot, of lip, of eye, of brow, I see their...prophecies Of this our time, all you prefiguring, 10 And for they lool(d but with divining eyes, They had not s\ill enough your worth to sing: For we...
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