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" 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 o'er-read, And tongues to be your being shall... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 574
1828
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Tò To ti ēn einai. Die Idee Shakespeare's und deren ..., Volume 147

Carl Karpf - 1869
...life shall have, Though I, once gone, to all the world must die: The earth can yield me but a commen grave, When you entombed in men's eyes shall lie....my gentle verse, Which eyes not yet created shall o'er-read; And tongues to be your being shall rehearse, When all the breathers of this world are dead,...
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Essays: Historical and Biographical, Political and Social, Literary and ...

Hugh Miller - 1869 - 495 pages
...have, Though I, 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...my gentle verse, Which eyes not yet created shall o'er-read, And tongues to be your being shall rehearse, When all the breathers of this world are dead...
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Beyond Deconstruction: The Uses and Abuses of Literary Theory

Howard Felperin - 1986 - 226 pages
...reproduce a 'living record'. 'When you entombed in men's eyes shall lie', Shakespeare writes in 81, 'Your monument shall be my gentle verse / Which eyes not yet created shall o'er-read, / And tongues to be your being shall rehearse.' In so far as the monumental statuary, mausoleums,...
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Power in Verse: Metaphor and Metonymy in the Renaissance Lyric

Jane Hedley - 1988 - 199 pages
...sculptured stone, the difference being that poems are materialized by successive generations of readers: Your monument shall be my gentle verse, Which eyes not yet created shall o'er-read, And tongues to be your being shall rehearse, When all the breathers of this world are dead,...
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Du Fu's Laments from the South

David McCraw - 1992 - 296 pages
...immortality of his subjects 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...my gentle verse, Which eyes not yet created shall o'er-read, And tongues to be your being shall rehearse When all the breathers of this world are dead;...
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Sonetti

William Shakespeare - 1992 - 212 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 all the breathers of this world are dead, You still shall live (such virtue hath my pen) Where breath most breathes, even in the mouths of men....
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The Poems and Sonnets of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1994 - 197 pages
...eyes shall lie. Your monument shall be my gende verse, Which eyes not yet created shall o'er-read; And tongues to be your being shall rehearse, When all the breathers of this world are dead; You still shall live - such virtue hath my pen Where breath most breathes, even in the mouths of men....
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Shakespeare's Sonnets

William Shakespeare - 1995 - 182 pages
...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 the breathers of this world are dead. You still shall live - such virtue hath my pen Where breath most breathes, even in the mouths of men....
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The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 47, 1893

Nehgs, New England Historic Genealogical Society Staff - 2016 - 610 pages
...his pen. He hated to make himself a " motley to the view" and to sell " cheap what was most dear." " Your monument shall be my gentle verse Which eyes not yet created shall o'er read," he writes in a sonnet, secure of his future fame ; and then, in the very next : " Oh for my sake...
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Infinity, Faith, and Time: Christian Humanism and Renaissance Literature

John Spencer Hill - 1997 - 200 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 not yet created shall o'erread, / And tongues to be your being shall rehearse / When all the breathers of this world are...
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