Complete Poems Volume 1

Complete Poems Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...the same kind of mistake as ' giers ' for ' years ' (Q 1 and A) in Sonnet xxi. 1. 6. or. also 'this held ' '(o 1 and Q 2) for ' though gald, ' later A: Sonnet xcviii. 1. 7. 4 =erased from the muster-roll, the word being chosen for its similarity in sound to 'rais'd.' But had not the readings been unanimous, I should have queried ' forces ' as against ' fortressd. " All the editions agree in. after 'in' (1. 4), but 2 qu. have no stop after 'within ' (l. 6)=thy banners of conquest, while A punctuates within: =eifects of conquest. A continuation of the clause into the first part of the next line is frequent in these sonnets, and the ' what ' of 2 qu. 7) favours the view that Sidney meant banners of conquest, and the plural ' assaults ' (1. 1) and ' new ' (1. 8) seem to approve their readings of this sonnet. Accordingly I accept 'these assaults ' for ' this assault ' (A and A 1613): 'doth' =from what ' doth ' arrive these new assaults. I read in l. 7 ' do not, ' else there would be for these sonnets the unusual foot Of conquest, and besides, without ' not' (as in Q 1 and Q 2) the clause is meaningless. Of conquest do not these effects suffice, But wilt new warre vpon thine owne begin P With so sweet voyce, and by sweet Nature so6 In sweetest strength, so sweetly skild withal In all sweet stratagems sweete Art can show, ' That not my soule, which at thy foot did fall Long since, forc'd by thy beames: but8 stone nor tree, By Sence's priuiledge, can scape from thee! xxxv11.9 ' N0 misfortune but that Rick more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 188.98 x 246.13 x 3.05mm | 117.93g
  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236919092
  • 9781236919090