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" Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore, So do our minutes hasten to their end, Each changing place with that which goes before, In sequent toil all forwards do contend. "
The Poems of William Shakespeare: Comprehending Venus and Adonis, Tarquin ... - Page 98
by William Shakespeare - 1808 - 204 pages
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In America: A Novel

Susan Sontag - Fiction - 2001 - 432 pages
...something happened that was mildly confounding. Maryna lifted her arms and declaimed in her warm alto tone: Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore,...goes before, In sequent toil all forwards do contend. And for a few moments I didn't realize that she was reciting in English. I can't say what I thought...
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The Art of Poetry: How to Read a Poem

Shira Wolosky, Shira Wolosky Weiss, Professor of English and American Literature Shira Wolosky - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 226 pages
...unsurprisingly, is as great a master of meter as of other elements in the poetic medium. His Sonnet 60 begins: Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore,...goes before, In sequent toil all forwards do contend. The expectation is often syllables to a line, with five beats in an accented pattern of unstressed/...
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The Westminster Collection of Christian Quotations

Martin H. Manser - Religion - 2001 - 497 pages
...ripe, /And then, from hour to hour, we rot and rot; / And thereby hangs a tale. William Shakespeare Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore, / So do our minutes hasten to their end. William Shakespeare No matter what a man does, no matter how successful he seems to be in any field,...
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Wheels, Clocks, and Rockets: A History of Technology

Donald Stephen Lowell Cardwell - History - 2001 - 565 pages
...struck twelve when I did send the nurse In half an hour she promised to return. (Romeo and Juliet) Like the waves make towards the pebbled shore, So do our minutes hasten to their end. (Sonnet 60) He can be guilty of a flagrant anachronism, in horology as in other matters: Peace! Count...
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The Cambridge Companion to Ovid

Philip Hardie - History - 2002 - 408 pages
...literature. Shakespeare's sonnet 60 is in these respects the classic statement of Renaissance Ovidianism: Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore,...main of light, Crawls to maturity, wherewith being crowned Crooked eclipses 'gainst his glory fight, And Time that gave doth now his gift confound. Time...
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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Political Science - 2002 - 228 pages
...Yet do thy worst, old Time: despite thy wrong, My love shall in my verse ever live young. Sonnet 19 Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore,...main of light, Crawls to maturity, wherewith being crowned, Crooked eclipses 'gainst his glory fight, And Time that gave, doth now his gift confound....
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 42

Stanley Wells - Drama - 2002 - 236 pages
...1986), in ascribing authority to the 1609 order. educated Elizabethan reader would have recognized, Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore,...goes before; In sequent toil all forwards do contend. (Sonnet 60, 1-4) is a version of But looke As every wave dryves other foorth, and that that commes...
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The Mutual Flame: On Shakespeare's Sonnets and The Phoenix and the Turtle

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 233 pages
...II, v, v, 42-60). Time is a mysterious continuum within which all nature is contained and limited: Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore,...goes before, In sequent toil all forwards do contend. (60) 'swift-footed Time' (19), 'his swift foot' (65), Time's 'continual haste' (123). Slow or fast,...
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Reason in Revolt, Vol. I: Dialectical Philosophy and Modern Science

Ted Grant, Alan Woods - Philosophy - 2002 - 248 pages
...this one which vividly conveys a sense of the restless movement of time: Like as the waves make toward the pebbled shore, So do our minutes hasten to their...place with that which goes before, In sequent toil all forward do contend. The irreversibility of time does not only exist for living beings. Not only humans,...
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The Complete Sonnets and Poems

William Shakespeare - Literary Collections - 2002 - 750 pages
...the couplet is aware of how fragile its oplimism is. 60 Like as the waves make towards the pe66led shore, So do our minutes hasten to their end, Each changing place with that which goes hefore, lu sequem toil all forwards do comend. Nativity, once in the main of light, , Crawls to maturity,...
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