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Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 106

O absent presence, Stella is not here; False flattering hope, that with so fair a face Bare me in hand, that in this orphan place, Stella, I say my Stella, should appear: What say’st thou now? Where is that dainty cheer Thou told’st mine...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 19 Jul 2016

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 101

Stella is sick, and in that sickbed lies Sweetness, that breathes and pants as oft as she; And grace, sick too, such fine conclusions tries That sickness brags itself best graced to be. Beauty is sick, but sick in so fair guise That in that...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 13 May 2016

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 9

Stella, think not that I by verse seek fame, Who seek, who hope, who love, who live but thee; Thine eyes my pride, thy lips mine history; If thou praise not, all other praise is shame. Nor so ambitious am I as to frame A nest for my young praise in laurel...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 15 Dec 2015

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 79

Sweet kiss, thy sweets I fain would sweetly indite, Which even of sweetness sweetest sweet’ner art: Pleasing’st consort, where each sense holds a part; Which, coupling doves, guides Venus’ chariot right; Best charge,...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 15 Jul 2015

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 64

No more, my dear, no more these counsels try; O give my passions leave to run their race; Let Fortune lay on me her worst disgrace; Let folk o’ercharged with brain against me cry; Let clouds bedim my face, break in mine eye; Let me no steps but...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 12 Dec 2014

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 63, and First Song

O grammar-rules, O now your virtues show; So children still read you with awful eyes, As my young dove may, in your precepts wise, Her grant to me by her own virtue know; For late, with heart most high, with eyes most low, I craved the thing which ever...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 28 Nov 2014

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 55

Muses, I oft invoked your holy aid, With choicest flowers my speech to engarland so That it, despised in true but naked show, Might win some grace in your sweet grace arrayed; And oft whole troops of saddest words I stayed, Striving abroad a-foraging...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 8 Aug 2014

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 43

Fair eyes, sweet lips, dear heart, that foolish I Could hope by Cupid’s help on you to prey; Since to himself he doth your gifts apply, As his main force, choice sport, and easeful stay. For when he will see who dare him gainsay, Then with those eyes...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 21 Feb 2014

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 42

O eyes, which do the spheres of beauty move, Whose beams be joys, whose joys all virtues be, Who, while they make Love conquer, conquer Love, The schools where Venus hath learned chastity; O eyes, whose humble looks most glorious prove Only loved tyrants,...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 7 Feb 2014

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 39

Come Sleep, O Sleep, the certain knot of peace, The baiting place of wit, the balm of woe, The poor man’s wealth, the prisoner’s release, The indifferent judge between the high and low; With shield of proof shield me from out the press Of...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 27 Dec 2013

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 27

Because I oft, in dark abstracted guise Seem most alone in greatest company, With dearth of words, or answers quite awry, To them that would make speech of speech arise, They deem, and of their doom the rumor flies, That poison foul of bubbling pride...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 11 Jul 2013

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 24

Rich fools there be, whose base and filthy heart Lies hatching still the goods wherein they flow, And damning their own selves to Tantal’s smart, Wealth breeding want, more blest, more wretched grow. Yet to those fools heaven such wit doth impart, As...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 31 May 2013

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 22

In highest way of heaven the Sun did ride, Progressing then from fair twins’ golden place: Having no scarf of clouds before his face, But shining forth of heat in his chief pride, When some fair ladies, by hard promise tied, On horseback met him...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 27 May 2013

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 21

Your words, my friend, right healthful caustics, blame My young mind marred, whom love doth windlass so That mine own writings like bad servants show, My wits, quick in vain thoughts, in virtue lame; That Plato I read for nought, but if he tame Such coltish...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 23 Apr 2013

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 20

Fly, fly, my friends, I have my death wound, fly; See there that boy, that murth’ring boy, I say, Who like a thief hid in dark bush doth lie, Till bloody bullet get him wrongful prey. So tyrant he no fitter place could spy, Nor so fair level in...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 5 Apr 2013

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 18

With what sharp checks I in myself am shent, When into Reason’s audit I do go: And by just counts myself a bankrupt know Of all those goods, which heaven to me hath lent: Unable quite to pay even Nature’s rent, Which unto it by birthright...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 8 Mar 2013

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 16

In nature apt to like, when I did see, Beauties, which were of many carats fine, My boiling sprites did thither soon incline, And, Love, I thought that I was full of thee: But finding not those restless flames in me Which others said did make their souls...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 8 Feb 2013

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 15

You that do search for every purling spring Which from the ribs of old Parnassus flows; And every flower, not sweet perhaps, which grows Near thereabouts into your poesy wring; You that do dictionary’s method bring Into your rhymes, running in rattling...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 24 Jan 2013

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 14

Alas, have I not pain enough, my friend, Upon whose breast a fiercer gripe doth tire Than did on him who first stole down the fire, While Love on me doth all his quiver spend, But with your rhubarb words you must contend To grieve me worse, in saying...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 11 Jan 2013

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 13

Phoebus was judge between Jove, Mars, and Love, Of those three gods, whose arms the fairest were: Jove’s golden shield did eagle sables bear, Whose talons held young Ganymede above: But in vert field Mars bare a golden spear, Which through a bleeding...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 27 Dec 2012

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