Sir Philip Sidney

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Sir Philip Sidney was born at Penshurst Place, Kent, eldest son of Sir Henry Sidney. He entered Shrewsbury School in 1564 on the same day as Fulke Greville, his friend and biographer. After attending Christ Church, Oxford (1568-72), he travelled in Europe where for three years he perfected his knowledge of Latin, French and Italian. In 1577, aged t ...
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Astrophel And Stella: I
ASTROPHEL AND STELLA: I
Loving in truth, and fain in verse my love to show,
That she, dear she, might take some pleasure of my pain,--
Pleasure might cause her read, reading might make her know,
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Leave Me, O Love Which Reachest But To Dust
Leave me, O love which reachest but to dust,
And thou, my mind, aspire to higher things;
Grow rich in that which never taketh rust:
Whatever fades but fading pleasure brings.
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3.
My True Love Hath My Heart, And I Have His
My true-love hath my heart, and I have his,
By just exchange, one for the other giv'n.
I hold his dear, and mine he cannot miss;
There never was a better bargain driv'n.
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4.
The Bargain
MY true love hath my heart, and I have his,
   By just exchange one for another given:
I hold his dear, and mine he cannot miss,
   There never was a better bargain driven:
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5.
Come Sleep, O Sleep! The Certain Knot Of Peace
Come, Sleep! O Sleep, the certain knot of peace,
The baiting-place of wit, the balm of woe,
The poor man's wealth, the prisoner's release,
Th' indifferent judge between the high and low;
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11 November 2014
Thy necessity is yet greater than mine.

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mommy 23 May 2019
is he dead orrrrrrrrrrrrrrr nahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
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Jean Hill 28 March 2019
Please explain what haunts Sir Philip Sidney when he talks about " Desire, desire! " I have too dearly bought, with price of mangled mind, thy worthless ware;
2 1 Reply
h8ter 26 March 2018
i hop u die alone lozr
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