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Sonnet 142: Love Is My Sin, And Thy Dear Virtue Hate - Poem by William Shakespeare

Love is my sin, and thy dear virtue hate,
Hate of my sin, grounded on sinful loving,
O, but with mine, compare thou thine own state,
And thou shalt find it merits not reproving,
Or if it do, not from those lips of thine
That have profaned their scarlet ornaments
And sealed false bonds of love as oft as mine,
Robbed others' beds' revenues of their rents.
Be it lawful I love thee as thou lov'st those
Whom thine eyes woo as mine importune thee.
Root pity in thy heart, that when it grows
Thy pity may deserve to pitied be.
If thou dost seek to have what thou dost hide,
By self-example mayst thou be denied!


Comments about Sonnet 142: Love Is My Sin, And Thy Dear Virtue Hate by William Shakespeare

  • Gold Star - 150,904 Points Fabrizio Frosini (1/31/2016 8:38:00 AM)

    This sonnet continues to develop the traditional idea that was introduced in the concluding line of the previous one, That she that makes me sin awards me pain.
    The theme of the sonnet is that his mistress should replace the hatred that she shows towards him by pity, a word which traditionally covered a whole range of actions and emotions, from sympathy, to a mere friendly glance, a disposition to tolerate or listen to the lover, or the allowing of a kiss, or (rarely) sexual intercourse. Here the poet makes it clear that it is the latter which is preferable, and he deliberately swerves aside from the Petrarchan tradition by accusing both her and himself of frequent adulteries, and pleading that he has as much right to her body as those other men whom she seems always to prefer to him. But, he concludes, if she shows pity for him, it will stand her in good stead for the future, when she herself might need to be pitied and have her sexual desires gratified.
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Poems About Hate

  1. 1. Sonnet 142: Love Is My Sin, And Thy Dear.. , William Shakespeare
  2. 2. Poem (Hate Is Only One Of Many Responses) , Frank O'Hara
  3. 3. Sonnet 90: Then Hate Me When Thou Wilt; .. , William Shakespeare
  4. 4. Let Such Pure Hate Still Underprop , Henry David Thoreau
  5. 5. Hate , Stay out of my life
  6. 6. I Hate... , Dama Tristeza
  7. 7. Love And Hate And You And I , Eman Awad
  8. 8. Hate , James Stephens
  9. 9. Hate , Robert William Service
  10. 10. I Hate Myself , Elizabeth Castleberry
  11. 11. The Hate That I Hate , Adalie Hettie
  12. 12. All I Know Is I Hate It , Dan Brown
  13. 13. I Had No Time To Hate, Because , Emily Dickinson
  14. 14. Dear John: I Hate Paper Cuts , Amberlee Carter
  15. 15. Hate Yourself , Kristin Loves You
  16. 16. Dont Envy, Dont Hate. , Courtney Kane
  17. 17. I Hate It , justine ahumada
  18. 18. 10 Things I Hate About You , nina komar
  19. 19. Hate Is... , Kev Elmer
  20. 20. I Hate The Thought Of Hate Crimes , Joe Rosochacki
  21. 21. A Love To Hate , Lawrence S. Pertillar
  22. 22. I Ate The Hate , Ben Gieske
  23. 23. I Hate... , miesha devres
  24. 24. 0226 Self-Hate, Self-Love , Michael Shepherd
  25. 25. Love And Hate , Elizabeth Eleanor Siddal
  26. 26. I Hate That I Don'T Hate You , Jordyn Heal
  27. 27. Sonnet Xlviii: Cupid, I Hate Thee , Michael Drayton
  28. 28. Hate Myself , Tears of sorrow ...
  29. 29. A Hate To Hate , Hasmukh Amathalal
  30. 30. Mad To Love, Mad To Hate , s./j. goldner
  31. 31. Love To Hate And Hate To Love , Anita Clark
  32. 32. I Hate You. But I Love You , Scarred Unknown
  33. 33. 10 Things I Hate About You , Dana Gossman
  34. 34. Hate , Victor Osorio
  35. 35. I Hate Diplomacy! .. , Cristina Geanta
  36. 36. Do I Hate You? (Have I Ever?) , Fidelis Patronus
  37. 37. The Hate That I Loved , Reggie fambro mcclain III
  38. 38. (haters) I Love It When They Hate , strawberri sunset
  39. 39. Why I Hate Poemhunter's Googly Ads , Michael Shepherd
  40. 40. Hate - Mate , Herbert Nehrlich
  41. 41. Love And Hate Me , Fernando Alvarez
  42. 42. The Powers Of Hate , Vega Destiny Star
  43. 43. I Hate My Life , Just Another Poet Girl
  44. 44. Normally I Hate Sports , Michael Philips
  45. 45. Don'T You Just Hate It? , Linda Ori
  46. 46. The Destruction Of Hate-Murder The Beast , Melvina Germain
  47. 47. Daddy I Hate You , Ferret Girl
  48. 48. I Hate Secrets! ! ! ! , Konjit Berhane
  49. 49. Love/Hate , The Broken Poet
  50. 50. I Hate Cooking, And I Hate Onions After .. , Michael Gale
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