William Shakespeare
Warwickshire
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Sonnet Xcv

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How sweet and lovely dost thou make the shame
Which, like a canker in the fragrant rose,
Doth spot the beauty of thy budding name!
O, in what sweets dost thou thy sins enclose!
That tongue that tells the story of thy days,
Making lascivious comments on thy sport,
Cannot dispraise but in a kind of praise;
Naming thy name blesses an ill report.
O, what a mansion have those vices got
Which for their habitation chose out thee,
Where beauty's veil doth cover every blot,
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Fantone Mdala 22 May 2019
A most wonderful poem with lovely imagery attached to it
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Brian Jani 26 April 2014
Awesome I like this poem, check mine out 
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* Sunprincess * 18 November 2013
love his comparison... ~The hardest knife ill-used doth lose his edge.~
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