Shakespeare's Sonnets: Against my love shall be as I am now
SHAKE-SPEARES SONNETS (London: G. Eld for T. T. and sold by William Aspley, 1609): e2r.
2With time's injurious hand crush't and o'er-worn,
4With lines and wrinkles, when his youthful morn
6And all those beauties whereof now he's king
7Are vanishing, or vanish't out of sight,
8Stealing away the treasure of his spring.
9For such a time do I now fortify
10Against confounding age's cruel knife,
11That he shall never cut from memory
13 His beauty shall in these black lines be seen,
14 And they shall live, and he in them still green.
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