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" gainst his glory fight, And Time that gave doth now his gift confound. Time doth transfix the flourish set on youth And delves the parallels in beauty's brow, Feeds on the rarities of nature's truth, And nothing stands but for his scythe to mow; And yet... "
The Works of William Shakespeare - Page 98
by William Shakespeare - 1812
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Theology, Music and Time

Jeremy S. Begbie, Begbie Jeremy S. - Religion - 2000 - 317 pages
...forcible reminder of this. 'We owe a death to entropy.'72 Time doth transf1x the flourish set on youth And delves the parallels in beauty's brow, Feeds on...nature's truth, And nothing stands but for his scythe to mow.73 SHAKESPEARE, SONNET 60 Yet the second law, strictly speaking, applies only to closed systems....
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Shakespeare's Reading

Robert S. Miola, Gerard Manley Hopkins Professor of English Robert S Miola, James S. MacKillop, Robert S.. Miola - Drama - 2000 - 186 pages
...emphasizing the relentlessness of Time's progress in order, finally, to proclaim his verse's power: 'And yet to times in hope my verse shall stand, Praising thy worth despite his cruel hand' (13-14). Sonnet 63, another on the theme of Time as the devourer of all things and on the lasting power...
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The Sonnets

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 164 pages
...on youth 9 And delves the parallels in beauty's brow, 10 Feeds on the rarities of nature's truth, 11 And nothing stands but for his scythe to mow: And yet to times in hope my verse shall stand, 13 Praising thy worth, despite his cruel hand. 4 sequent toil successive effort; contend struggle 5...
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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Political Science - 2002 - 228 pages
...fight, And Time that gave, doth now his gift confound. Time doth transfix the flourish set on youth, And delves the parallels in beauty's brow, Feeds on...stand Praising thy worth, despite his cruel hand. Sonnet 60 I wasted time, and now doth time waste me; For now hath time made me his numb'ring clock...
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The Complete Sonnets and Poems

William Shakespeare - Literary Collections - 2002 - 750 pages
...fight, And Time that gave doth now his gift confound. Time doth transfix the Ilourish set on youth, And delves the parallels in beauty's brow, Feeds on...stand, Praising thy worth, despite his cruel hand. This poem in some sense comes from the meditation on change which is spoken by the philosopher Pythagoras...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 15

Allardyce Nicoll - Drama - 2002 - 216 pages
...concluding I will not praise that purpose not to sell. Yet in sonnet LX he places his hopes on it: And yet to times in hope my verse shall stand, Praising thy worth, despite his cruel hand. (13-14) In sonnet Lxxxn his concern is that this worth is 'a limit past my praise' ; in cm he asserts...
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The Cambridge Companion to Ovid

Philip Hardie - History - 2002 - 408 pages
...fight, And Time that gave doth now his gift confound. Time doth transfix the flourish set on youth, And delves the parallels in beauty's brow, Feeds on...the rarities of nature's truth, And nothing stands hut for his scythe to mow. And yet to times in hope my verse shall stand. Praising thy worth, despite...
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The Mutual Flame: On Shakespeare's Sonnets and The Phoenix and the Turtle

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 233 pages
...Time doth transfix the flourish set on youth, And delves the parallels in beauty's brow concludes : And yet to times in hope my verse shall stand Praising thy worth, despite his cruel hand. (60) This is at once slack poetry and cold comfort. The even greater Sonnet 65 ends with a couplet...
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The Cambridge Shakespeare Library: Shakespeare's times, texts, and stages

Catherine M. S. Alexander - Drama - 2003 - 3 pages
...concluding I will not praise that purpose not to sell. Yet in sonnet LX he places his hopes on it: And yet to times in hope my verse shall stand. Praising thy worth, despite his cruel hand. (i3-i4) In sonnet LXXXH his concern is that this worth is 'a limit past my praise'; in cin he asserts...
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Bartlett's Poems for Occasions

Geoffrey O'Brien, Billy Collins - Poetry - 2007 - 544 pages
...fight, And Time that gave doth now his gift confound. Time doth transfix the flourish set on youth And delves the parallels in beauty's brow, Feeds on...stand, Praising thy worth, despite his cruel hand. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE ENGLISH (1564-1616) Tired with all these, for restful death I cry Tired with all...
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