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" Your name from hence immortal life shall have, Though I, once gone, to all the world must die : The earth can yield me but a common grave, "When you entombed in men's eyes shall lie. Your monument shall be my gentle verse, Which eyes not yet created shall... "
Poems, with illustrative remarks [ed. by W.C. Oulton]. To which is prefixed ... - Page 58
by William Shakespeare - 1804
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Works: Essays, historical and biographical, political, social, literary and ...

Hugh Miller - 1865 - 516 pages
...once gone, to all the world must die. The earth can yield me but a common grave, While you entombed in men's eyes shall lie. Your monument shall be my...(such virtue hath my pen) Where breath most breathes, — e'en iit the mouths of men." And yet this great poet, so conscious of the enduring vitality that...
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Essays, Historical and Biographical, Political, Social, Literary and Scientific

Hugh Miller - History - 1865 - 508 pages
...once gone, to all the world must die. The earth can yield me but a common grave, While you entombed in men's eyes shall lie. Your monument shall be my...(such virtue hath my pen) Where breath most breathes, — e'en in the mouths of men." And yet this great poet, so conscious of the enduring vitality that...
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Du Fu's Laments from the South

David McCraw - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 292 pages
...and of his own undying verse, inevitably recalling the last half of sonnet 8 1 : When you entombed in men's eyes shall lie. Your monument shall be my...When all the breathers of this world are dead; You shall live — such virtue hath my pen — Where breath most breathes, even in the mouths of men. Singing...
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Sonetti

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1992 - 220 pages
...shall lie. Yonr monument shall be my gentle verse, Which eyes not yet create d shall o'er-read, 10 And tongues to be, your being shall rehearse, When...(such virtue hath my pen) Where breath most breathes, even in the mouths of men. LXXXII I grant thou wert not married to my Muse, And therefore mayst without...
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Phillips' Book of Great Thoughts and Funny Sayings

Bob Phillips - Quotations, English - 1993 - 372 pages
...warm next winter by burning our bills. Alas! How deeply painful is all payment! Lord Byron BIOGRAPHY You still shall live (such virtue hath my pen) Where breath most breathes Birds of a feather flock together. The early bird catches the worm. A bird in the hand is worth two...
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The Poems & Sonnets of William Shakespeare: With an Introduction and ...

William Shakespeare - English poetry - 1994 - 212 pages
...yield me but a common grave, When you entombed in men's eyes shall lie. Your monument shall be my gende verse, Which eyes not yet created shall o'er-read;...such virtue hath my pen Where breath most breathes, even in the mouths of men. 82 I grant thou wert not married to my Muse, And therefore mayst without...
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Keats, Narrative and Audience: The Posthumous Life of Writing

Andrew Bennett - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 272 pages
...Keats, like Shakespeare's addressee in Sonnet Eighty-One ('Or I shall live your epitaph to make'), 'still shall live - such virtue hath my pen - / Where breath most breathes, even in the mouths of men '. 'What a thing ',says Keats, in a letter written on the same day (to the...
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Shakespeare's Sonnets

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1995 - 196 pages
...I, once gone, to all the world must die. The earth can yield me but a common grave When you entombed in men's eyes shall lie. Your monument shall be my gentle verse, 10 Which eyes not yet created shall o'er-read, And tongues to be your being shall rehearse When all...
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Infinity, Faith, and Time: Christian Humanism and Renaissance Literature

John Spencer Hill - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 224 pages
..."Not marble, nor the gilded monuments / Of princes, shall outlive this pow'rful rhyme" (sonnet 55); "Your monument shall be my gentle verse, / Which eyes...rehearse / When all the breathers of this world are dead" (sonnet 81); "And thou in this shall find thy monument, / When tyrants' crests and tombs of brass are...
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Love, Poetry, and Immortality: Luminous Insights of the World's Great Thinkers

William Gerber - Immortality in literature - 1998 - 148 pages
..."he," and "thou," respectively, in the three samples) with a monument that will last forever. (277) Your monument shall be my gentle verse, Which eyes...virtue hath my pen — Where breath most breathes, even in the mouths of men. From sonnet 8 1 (278) Because he needs no praise, wilt thou be dumb? Excuse...
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