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Sonnet XI: You Not Alone

You not alone, when you are still alone, O God, from you that I could private be. Since you one […]

Sonnet XX: An Evil Spirit

An evil spirit, your beauty haunts me still, Wherewith, alas, I have been long possest, Which ceaseth not to tempt […]

The Parting

SINCE there ‘s no help, come let us kiss and part Nay, I have done, you get no more of […]

Sonnet V: Nothing But No

Nothing but “No,” and “Aye,” and “Aye,” and “No”? How falls it out so strangely you reply? I tell ye, […]

Sonnet XXIV: I Hear Some Say

I hear some say, “This man is not in love.” “What? Can he love? A likely thing,” they say; “Read […]


FAIR stood the wind for France When we our sails advance, Nor now to prove our chance Longer will tarry; […]

Sonnet LIX: As Love and I

As Love and I, late harbor’d in one inn, With proverbs thus each other entertain: “In Love there is no […]

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