HOME

ABOUT US

MEDIA KIT

Subscribe to the list:


Your email address:


Add to Google Add to My AOL Add Shakespeare's Sonnet-a-Day to Newsburst from CNET News.com Subscribe in NewsGator Online Add to netvibes Subscribe in Bloglines

 

This newsletter has been published by Jalic LLC since 2000. Originally it was part of The Literature Network but in 2005 it was spun off into the site you see today.

Sonnet #25
XXV.

Let those who are in favour with their stars
Of public honour and proud titles boast,
Whilst I, whom fortune of such triumph bars,
Unlook'd for joy in that I honour most.
Great princes' favourites their fair leaves spread
But as the marigold at the sun's eye,
And in themselves their pride lies buried,
For at a frown they in their glory die.
The painful warrior famoused for fight,
After a thousand victories once foil'd,
Is from the book of honour razed quite,
And all the rest forgot for which he toil'd:
Then happy I, that love and am beloved
Where I may not remove nor be removed.
 

Today's Sonnet Sponsored By:


Want to discuss literature with other enthusiasts? Check out the Literature Network Forums and converse with nearly 10,000 other like minded individuals.
 
 
 
    Copyright © 2005-2006 Jalic Inc. All rights reserved. sonnet # XXV1