Sonnet Drive-By

http://nannygoathill.wordpress.com/2009/05/29/the-sonnets/

Having now read all 154 of the sonnets, I can confidently say that you have probably already heard the good ones. You know, ‘Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day’ (18) or ‘Let me not to the marriage of true minds’ (116) or ‘Being your slave, what should I do but tend’ (57). Not, for example, 143, wherein the Dark Lady is represented as running after the Fair Youth like a farmer’s wife chasing a goose around a yard:  

… I thought this crowd might find something amusing in that post. 🙂

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  1. A bit of a vice versa immediately pops into my head. I imagine the Bishop of Winchester’s Geese quite often chased youths on their way to hear a play. –Happened the other way around as well, I’m sure.

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