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" Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore, So do our minutes hasten to their end; Each changing place with that which goes before, In sequent toil all forwards do contend. "
The Living Age - Page 287
1908
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The Art of Poetry: How to Read a Poem

Shira Wolosky Weiss - 2001 - 248 pages
...unsurprisingly, is as great a master of meter as of other elements in the poetic medium. His Sonnet 60 begins: Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore,...end; Each changing place with that which goes before, In sequent toil all forwards do contend. The expectation is often syllables to a line, with five beats...
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The Westminster Collection of Christian Quotations

Martin H. Manser - 2001 - 524 pages
...ripe, /And then, from hour to hour, we rot and rot; / And thereby hangs a tale. William Shakespeare Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore, / So do our minutes hasten to their end. William Shakespeare No matter what a man does, no matter how successful he seems to be in any field,...
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Wheels, Clocks, and Rockets: A History of Technology

Donald Stephen Lowell Cardwell - 2001 - 596 pages
...struck twelve when I did send the nurse In half an hour she promised to return. (Romeo and Juliet) Like the waves make towards the pebbled shore, So do our minutes hasten to their end. (Sonnet 60) He can be guilty of a flagrant anachronism, in horology as in other matters: Peace! Count...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 42

Stanley Wells - 2002 - 240 pages
...1986), in ascribing authority to the 1609 order. educated Elizabethan reader would have recognized, Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore,...end, Each changing place with that which goes before; In sequent toil all forwards do contend. (Sonnet 60, 1-4) is a version of But looke As every wave dryves...
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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 2002 - 244 pages
...Yet do thy worst, old Time: despite thy wrong, My love shall in my verse ever live young. Sonnet 19 Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore,...end, Each changing place with that which goes before, In sequent toil all forwards do contend. Nativity, once in the main of light, Crawls to maturity, wherewith...
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The Mutual Flame: On Shakespeare's Sonnets and The Phoenix and the Turtle

G. Wilson Knight - 2002 - 256 pages
...II, v, v, 42-60). Time is a mysterious continuum within which all nature is contained and limited: Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore,...end; Each changing place with that which goes before, In sequent toil all forwards do contend. (60) 'swift-footed Time' (19), 'his swift foot' (65), Time's...
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The Cambridge Companion to Ovid

Philip R. Hardie - 2002 - 424 pages
...literature. Shakespeare's sonnet 60 is in these respects the classic statement of Renaissance Ovidianism: Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore,...end, Each changing place with that which goes before, In sequent toil all forwards do contend. Nativity, once in the main of light, Crawls to maturity, wherewith...
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Reason in Revolt, Vol. I: Dialectical Philosophy and Modern Science

Ted Grant, Alan Woods - 2002 - 270 pages
...this one which vividly conveys a sense of the restless movement of time: Like as the waves make toward the pebbled shore, So do our minutes hasten to their...end; Each changing place with that which goes before, In sequent toil all forward do contend. The irreversibility of time does not only exist for living...
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The Complete Sonnets and Poems

William Shakespeare - 2002 - 768 pages
...the couplet is aware of how fragile its oplimism is. 60 Like as the waves make towards the pe66led shore, So do our minutes hasten to their end, Each changing place with that which goes hefore, lu sequem toil all forwards do comend. Nativity, once in the main of light, , Crawls to maturity,...
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Being an Actor, Revised and Expanded Edition

Simon Callow - 2007 - 367 pages
...do our MINUTES hasten to their end' - a false apposition and an energy rundown. The moment one says: 'Like as the waves make TOWARDS THE PEBBLED SHORE, So do our minutes HASTEN TO THEIR END', the meaning becomes clear and the poem starts to move. Giving the metaphor its life is the secret of...
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