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”I grant thou wert not”

You’ve no promise made—
this I grant—yet better served
are you by my verse. 1

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Image: Copper engraving of William Shakespeare by Martin Droeshout 1623 with a facsimile of William Shakespeare’s signature.

  1. I grant thou wert not married to my Muse — Sonnet LXXXII – William Shakespeare