Poems by William Shakespeare

Poems by William Shakespeare

Sonnet Xcvi , by William Shakespeare

Some say thy fault is youth, some wantonness;
Some say thy grace is youth and gentle sport;
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Sonnet Xcvii , by William Shakespeare

How like a winter hath my absence been
From thee, the pleasure of the fleeting year!
What free...

Sonnet Xcviii , by William Shakespeare

From you have I been absent in the spring,
When proud-pied April dress'd in all his trim
Hath ...

Sonnet Xi , by William Shakespeare

As fast as thou shalt wane, so fast thou growest
In one of thine, from that which thou departe...

Sonnet Xii , by William Shakespeare

When I do count the clock that tells the time,
And see the brave day sunk in hideous night;
W...

Sonnet Xiii , by William Shakespeare

O, that you were yourself! But, love, you are
No longer yours than you yourself here live:
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Sonnet Xiv , by William Shakespeare

Not from the stars do I my judgment pluck;
And yet methinks I have astronomy,
But not to tell...

Sonnet Xix: Devouring Time, Blunt Thou The Lion's Paws , by William Shakespeare

Devouring Time, blunt thou the lion's paws,
And make the earth devour her own sweet brood;
Plu...

Sonnet Xl , by William Shakespeare

Take all my loves, my love, yea, take them all;
What hast thou then more than thou hadst bef...

Sonnet Xli , by William Shakespeare

Those petty wrongs that liberty commits,
When I am sometime absent from thy heart,
Thy beauty...

Sonnet Xlii , by William Shakespeare

That thou hast her, it is not all my grief,
And yet it may be said I loved her dearly;
That ...

Sonnet Xliii , by William Shakespeare

When most I wink, then do mine eyes best see,
For all the day they view things unrespected;
...

Sonnet Xliv , by William Shakespeare

If the dull substance of my flesh were thought,
Injurious distance should not stop my way;
Fo...

Sonnet Xlix , by William Shakespeare

Against that time, if ever that time come,
When I shall see thee frown on my defects,
When a...

Sonnet Xlv , by William Shakespeare

The other two, slight air and purging fire,
Are both with thee, wherever I abide;
The first...