William Shakespeare
Warwickshire
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Sonnet Lix

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If there be nothing new, but that which is
Hath been before, how are our brains beguiled,
Which, labouring for invention, bear amiss
The second burden of a former child!
O, that record could with a backward look,
Even of five hundred courses of the sun,
Show me your image in some antique book,
Since mind at first in character was done!
That I might see what the old world could say
To this composed wonder of your frame;
Whether we are mended, or whether better they,
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Dr Antony Theodore 12 October 2020
If there be nothing new, but that which is Hath been before, how are our brains beguiled, Which, labouring for invention, bear amiss The second burden of a former child! Genius of Shakespeare. tony
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* Sunprincess * 12 March 2016
.............a lovely write...wonderfully penned the way the lines flow into the next ?
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Brian Jani 26 April 2014
Awesome I like this poem, check mine out
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