Not marble nor the guilded monuments (Sonnet 55)

Not marble nor the - The living record of your memory'Gainst death and all-oblivious enmity Shall you pace forth your praise shall still find room

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Not marble nor the guilded monuments (Sonnet 55) by William Shakespeare Not marble nor the gilded monuments Of princes shall outlive this powerful rhyme; But you shall shine more bright in these contents Than unswept stone, besmear'd with sluttish time. When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work of masonry, Nor Mars his sword nor war's quick fire shall burn
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Unformatted text preview: The living record of your memory. 'Gainst death and all-oblivious enmity Shall you pace forth; your praise shall still find room, Even in the eyes of all posterity That wear this world out to the ending doom. So, till the judgment that yourself arise, You live in this, and dwell in lovers' eyes....
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This note was uploaded on 06/16/2011 for the course ENGL 2174 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '09 term at Kennesaw.

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