William Shakespeare
Warwickshire
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Sonnet Liii

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What is your substance, whereof are you made,
That millions of strange shadows on you tend?
Since every one hath, every one, one shade,
And you, but one, can every shadow lend.
Describe Adonis, and the counterfeit
Is poorly imitated after you;
On Helen's cheek all art of beauty set,
And you in Grecian tires are painted new:
Speak of the spring and foison of the year;
The one doth shadow of your beauty show,
The other as your bounty doth appear;
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Dr Antony Theodore 06 March 2020
On Helen's cheek all art of beauty set, And you in Grecian tires are painted new: Speak of the spring and foison of the year; The one doth shadow of your beauty show, great poem.. tony
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* Sunprincess * 12 March 2016
..............a beautiful and deep thoughtful poem ?
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Brian Jani 26 April 2014
Awesome I like this poem, check mine out
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