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addressed appears autograph Bacon and Shakspere Bacon wrote Barnfield birds sing madrigals Burleigh Chandos portrait conceit copy Corydon dedicated deed doth Dowland Earl of Essex edition of 1614 editor England's Helicon evidence Faery Queen falls Melodious birds father Finis flocks feed Folio Francis Bacon Greville Halliwell-Phillipps hath heart heavenly touch honor illiterate Isaac Walton John Joseph Taylor King James letter lines live Lord Love's man-at-arms Marlowe Melodious birds sing merry mortgage never noto Nymph's Reply omits parallels Passionate Pilgrim person pieces play poem portrait praise published Queen Elizabeth Richard Richard Barnfield Richard Grant White says secret authorship Shak Shakespeare Shakesper shallow rivers Shaxberd Shaxpere Shepherd sign his name signature signed Ig Sir Walter Raleigh song Sonnets spelling Spenser stanza Stratford subscribed Ignoto supposed sweet thee thou art thousand fragrant posies thy love verse William Shakspere wilt write written xviii young younger youth
Page 33 - And I will make thee beds of roses, And a thousand fragrant posies : A cap of flowers, and a kirtle, Embroider"d all with leaves of myrtle.
Page 24 - O, for my sake do you with Fortune chide, The guilty goddess of my harmful deeds, That did not better for my life provide Than public means which public manners breeds. Thence comes it that my name receives a brand, And almost thence my nature is subdued To what it works in, like the dyer's hand...
Page 32 - Everything did banish moan, Save the nightingale alone: She, poor bird, as all forlorn, Lean'd her breast up-till a thorn, And there sung the dolefull'st ditty, That to hear it was great pity. 'Fie, fie, fie...
Page 24 - tis true I have gone here and there And made myself a motley to the view, Gored mine own thoughts, sold cheap what is most dear, Made old offences of affections new.
Page 19 - Which though it alter not love's sole effect, Yet doth it steal sweet hours from love's delight. I may not evermore acknowledge thee, Lest my bewailed guilt should do thee shame, Nor thou with public kindness honour me, Unless thou take that honour from thy name: But do not so; I love thee in such sort As, thou being mine, mine is thy good report.
Page 35 - If all the world and love were young, And truth in every shepherd's tongue, These pretty pleasures might me move To live with thee and be thy Love.
Page 34 - With coral clasps and amber studs : And if these pleasures may thee move, Come live with me and be my Love.
Page 15 - To me, fair friend, you never can be old, For as you were when first your eye I eyed, Such seems your beauty still. Three winters' cold Have from the forests shook three summers...
Page 23 - Yes, trust them not: for there is an upstart crow beautified with our feathers, that with his tiger's heart, wrapt in a player's hide, supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you; and being an absolute Johannes factotum, is in his own conceit the only Shake-scene in a country.