Sonnet 73

  • Sonnet 73:

  • Shakespeare

    That time of year thou mayst in me behold

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  • When yellow leaves, or none, or few, do hang

  • Upon those boughs which shake against the cold,

  • Bare ruin'd choirs, where late the sweet birds sang.

  • In me thou see'st the twilight of such day

  • Shakespeare

    As after sunset fadeth in the west,

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  • Which by and by black night doth take away,

  • Death's second self, that seals up all in rest.

  • In me thou see'st the glowing of such fire

  • That on the ashes of his youth doth lie,

  • As the death-bed whereon it must expire,

  • Shakespeare

    Consum'd with that which it was nourish'd by.

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  • This thou perceiv'st, which makes thy love more strong,

  • To love that well which thou must leave ere long.


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