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" Not marble, nor the gilded monuments Of princes, shall out-live 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... "
The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare - Page 280
by William Shakespeare - 1821
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Perpetuall monuments: die Repräsentation von Architektur in der ...

Axel Stähler - Architecture in literature - 2000 - 512 pages
...monumentalen Repräsentationsarchitektur des Fürsten(-grabes)i: Not marble nor the gilded monumems Of princes shall outlive this powerful rhyme. But...more bright in these contents Than unswept stone, besmeared with sluttish time. [Shakespeare ed. Kerrigan 1986, Sonnet 55: 1-4]. Der alte poetische Topos...
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The Building in the Text: Alberti to Shakespeare and Milton

Roy Eriksen - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 194 pages
...wonders of architectural structures and the kind of "room" created in poetry: 1 Not marble, nor the gilded monuments Of princes shall outlive this powerful...more bright in these contents Than unswept stone, besmeared with sluttish time. 5 When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work...
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The Films of Derek Jarman

William Pencak - Social Science - 2002 - 213 pages
...this pow'rful rhyme; But you shall shine more bright in these contents Than unswept stone, besmeared with sluttish time. When wasteful war shall statues...fire shall burn The living record of your memory. 'Gainst death and all-oblivious enmity Shall you pace forth; your praise shall still find room Even...
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Byron and Shakespeare

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 381 pages
...despite 68 apparent death within the dimension to which poetry is a sure, if only provisional, approach: When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils...fire shall burn The living record of your memory. 'Gainst death and all-oblivious enmity Shall you pace forth; your praise shall still find room Even...
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The Mutual Flame: On Shakespeare's Sonnets and The Phoenix and the Turtle

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 233 pages
...true of 'pace' in this, one of the greatest sonnets of all, powerful though the context itself be : When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils...fire shall burn The living record of your memory. 'Gainst death and all-oblivious enmity Shall you pace forth; your praise shall still And room Even...
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Romantic Generations: Text, Authority and Posterity in British Romanticism

Lene Østermark-Johansen - Social Science - 2003 - 178 pages
...this pow'rful rhyme, But you shall shine more bright in these contents Than unswept stone besmearched with sluttish time. When wasteful war shall statues...fire shall burn The living record of your memory. 'Gainst death, and all oblivious enmity Shall you pace forth, your praise shall still find room, Even...
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Sonetos

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 2005 - 336 pages
...hermoso y joven, destilará tu bien cuando te apagues. NOT marble, nor the gilded monuments Ofprinces, shall outlive this powerful rhyme; But you shall shine...shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work ofmasonry, Nor Mars his sword nor war's quick fire shall burn The living record ofyour memory. 'Gainst...
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Lord Arthur Savile's Crime

Oscar Wilde - Fiction - 2004 - 160 pages
...particular play was meant, and that the play was none other but Romeo and Juliet. Not marble, nor the gilded monuments Of princes, shall outlive this powerful...stone besmear'd with sluttish time. When wasteful wars shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work of masonry, Nor Mars his sword nor war's...
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All's Well that Ends Well: All's Well, that Ends Well : the First Folio of ...

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2004 - 233 pages
...from a German incendiary bomb.54 'When wasteful war shall statues overturn,' Shakespeare had written, And broils root out the work of masonry, Nor Mars...war's quick fire shall burn The living record of your memory.55 Heminge and Condell may have borne these lines in mind when they expressed their wish 'only...
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Lofty Dogmas: Poets on Poetics

Deborah Brown, Annie Finch, Maxine Kumin - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 440 pages
...conquering time derives from Spenser and was common in the Renaissance. Sonnet LV Not marble, nor the gilded monuments Of Princes, shall out-live this powerful...shine more bright in these contents Than unswept stone besmeer'd with sluttish time. When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work...
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