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”Was it the proud”

Did I grow dumb ‘cause
his splendid verse caught the earth?
No, t’was lines of you.1

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

  1. Was it the proud full sail of his great verse — Sonnet LXXXVI – William Shakespeare