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Wing Commander William Harold Nelson Shakespeare OBE MC AFC was an English cricketer, and pilot in the Royal Flying Corps and its successor the Royal Air Force.

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Famous poems by William Shakespeare 172 total

A Fairy Song 588 ViewsRate it:
Carpe Diem 495 ViewsRate it:
Orpheus 480 ViewsRate it:
Under the Greenwood Tree 450 ViewsRate it:
Fairy Land iii 422 ViewsRate it:
Silvia 410 ViewsRate it:
Orpheus with his Lute Made Trees 393 ViewsRate it:
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? (Sonnet 18) 216 ViewsRate it:
Fear No More 200 ViewsRate it:
All the World's a Stage 183 ViewsRate it:
Dirge 181 ViewsRate it:
Twelve O'Clock - Fairy time 179 ViewsRate it:
A Lover's Complaint 171 ViewsRate it:
A Madrigal 167 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 62: Sin of self-love possesseth all mine eye 166 ViewsRate it:
Aubade 164 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 12: When I do count the clock that tells the time 154 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 16: But wherefore do not you a mightier way 154 ViewsRate it:
Sigh No More 153 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 41: Those pretty wrongs that liberty commits 151 ViewsRate it:
Not from the stars do I my judgment pluck (Sonnet 14) 149 ViewsRate it:
It was a Lover and his Lass 147 ViewsRate it:
O Never Say That I Was False of Heart 146 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 133: Beshrew that heart that makes my heart to groan 146 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 154: The little Love-god lying once asleep 144 ViewsRate it:
Dirge of the Three Queens 143 ViewsRate it:
Juliet's Soliloquy 141 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 116: Let me not to the marriage of true minds 141 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 119: What potions have I drunk of Siren tears 141 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 146: 141 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 104: To me, fair friend, you never can be old 140 ViewsRate it:
From you have I been absent in the spring... (Sonnet 98) 138 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 102: My love is strengthened, though more weak in seeming 138 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 4: Unthrifty loveliness, why dost thou spend 138 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 147: My love is as a fever, longing still 137 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 66: Tired with all these, for restful death I cry 137 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 22: My glass shall not persuade me I am old 136 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 54: O, how much more doth beauty beauteous seem 135 ViewsRate it:
from Venus and Adonis 134 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 51: Thus can my love excuse the slow offence 133 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 55: Not marble, nor the gilded monuments 133 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 145: Those lips that Love's own hand did make 133 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 46: Mine eye and heart are at a mortal war 133 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 57: Being your slave, what should I do but tend 133 ViewsRate it:
Full Fathom Five 130 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 121:Tis better to be vile than vile esteemed 130 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 33: Full many a glorious morning have I seen 130 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 58: That god forbid, that made me first your slave 129 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 24: Mine eye hath played the painter and hath stelled 128 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 63: Against my love shall be, as I am now 127 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 112: Your love and pity doth th' impression fill 126 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 15: 123 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 30: When to the sessions of sweet silent thought 122 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 61: Is it thy will thy image should keep open 122 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 52: So am I as the rich whose blessèd key 121 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 118: Like as to make our appetite more keen 119 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 63: Against my love shall be as I am now 119 ViewsRate it:
Fairy Land v 118 ViewsRate it:
Hark! Hark! The Lark 118 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 103: Alack, what poverty my Muse brings forth 118 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 114: Or whether doth my mind, being crowned with you 118 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 122: Thy gift, thy tables, are within my brain 118 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 123: No, Time, thou shalt not boast that I do change 118 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 65: Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea 118 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 11: As fast as thou shalt wane, so fast thou grow'st 117 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 39: O, how thy worth with manners may I sing 117 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 43: When most I wink, then do mine eyes best see 116 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 23: As an unperfect actor on the stage 116 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 21: So is it not with me as with that muse 115 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 137: Thou blind fool, Love, what dost thou to mine eyes 114 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 53: What is your substance, whereof are you made 113 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 135: Whoever hath her wish, thou hast thy will 112 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 140: Be wise as thou art cruel; do not press 112 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 27: Weary with toil, I haste me to my bed 112 ViewsRate it:
Love 111 ViewsRate it:
Fidele 111 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 101: O truant Muse, what shall be thy amends 111 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 59: If there be nothing new, but that which is 111 ViewsRate it:
Sonet LIV 110 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 129: Th' expense of spirit in a waste of shame 110 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 14: “Not from the stars do I my judgement pluck…” 110 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 56: Sweet love, renew thy force, be it not said 110 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 136: If thy soul check thee that I come so near 109 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 1: 108 ViewsRate it:
How Like A Winter Hath My Absence Been 107 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 120: That you were once unkind befriends me now 107 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 141: In faith, I do not love thee with mine eyes 105 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 19: Devouring Time blunt thou the lion's paws 105 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 48: How careful was I, when I took my way 103 ViewsRate it:
Fairy Land i 102 ViewsRate it:
To me, fair Friend, you never can be old, 102 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 130: My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun 100 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 45: The other two, slight air and purging fire 99 ViewsRate it:
Bridal Song 99 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 108: What's in the brain that ink may character 99 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 100: Where art thou, Muse, that thou forget'st so long 98 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 134: So, now I have confessed that he is thine 97 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 24: “Mine eye hath played the painter and hath stelled…” 96 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 37: As a decrepit father takes delight 96 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 15: When I consider every thing that grows 95 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 32: If thou survive my well-contented day 95 ViewsRate it:
My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun (Sonnet 130) 94 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 14: Not from the stars do I my judgement pluck 92 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 150: O from what power hast thou this powerful might 92 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 142: Love is my sin, and thy dear virtue hate 90 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 42: That thou hast her, it is not all my grief 90 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 60: Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore 90 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 18: Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? 86 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 6: Then let not winter's ragged hand deface 86 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 144: Two loves I have, of comfort and despair 85 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 149: Canst thou, O cruel, say I love thee not 84 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 26: Lord of my love, to whom in vassalage… 82 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 113: Since I left you, mine eye is in my mind 81 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 132: Thine eyes I love, and they, as pitying me 81 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 64: When I have seen by Time's fell hand defaced 80 ViewsRate it:
Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind 79 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 110: Alas, 'tis true, I have gone here and there 79 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 128: How oft, when thou, my music, music play'st 79 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 151: Love is too young to know what conscience is 79 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 106: When in the chronicle of wasted time 78 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 138: When my love swears that she is made of truth 78 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 10: For shame, deny that thou bear'st love to any 76 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 145: 75 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 146: Poor soul, the centre of my sinful earth 75 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 44: If the dull substance of my flesh were thought 75 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 115: Those lines that I before have writ do lie 73 ViewsRate it:
Fairy Land ii 73 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 153: Cupid laid by his brand and fell asleep 73 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 28: How can I then return in happy plight 73 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 38: How can my Muse want subject to invent 73 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 122: Thy gift, thy tables, are within my brain 72 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 5: Those hours, that with gentle work did frame 71 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 148: O me! what eyes hath love put in my head 70 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 2: When forty winters shall besiege thy brow 69 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 35: No more be grieved at that which thou hast done 69 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 125: Were't aught to me I bore the canopy 65 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 143: Lo, as a careful huswife runs to catch 65 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 25: Let those who are in favour with their stars 65 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 36: Let me confess that we two must be twain 65 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 47: Betwixt mine eye and heart a league is took 65 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 49: Against that time, if ever that time come 65 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 105: Let not my love be called idolatry 64 ViewsRate it:
Not marble nor the guilded monuments (Sonnet 55) 63 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 50: How heavy do I journey on the way 62 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 64: 59 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 31: Thy bosom is endearèd with all hearts 56 ViewsRate it:
Now, my co-mates and brothers in exile 55 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 13: O, that you were your self! But, love, you are 54 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 40: Take all my loves, my love, yea, take them all 54 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 20: A woman's face with Nature's own hand painted 53 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 152: In loving thee thou know'st I am forsworn 50 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 107: Not mine own fears, nor the prophetic soul 49 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 126: O thou, my lovely boy, who in thy power 49 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 131: Thou art as tyrannous, so as thou art 49 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 139: O, call not me to justify the wrong 49 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 17: Who will believe my verse in time to come 49 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 1: From fairest creatures we desire increase 44 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 107: 40 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 2: 40 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 34: Why didst thou promise such a beauteous day 39 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 111: O, for my sake do you with Fortune chide 38 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 109: O, never say that I was false of heart 37 ViewsRate it:
Sonnet 38: 37 ViewsRate it:
The Rape of Lucrece 11 ViewsRate it:
The Sonnets CXXIII - No, Time, thou shalt not boast that I do change 6 ViewsRate it:
The Sonnets CIII - Alack! what poverty my Muse brings forth 4 ViewsRate it:
The Sonnets CXL - Be wise as thou art cruel; do not press 4 ViewsRate it:
The Sonnets LXXI - No longer mourn for me when I am dead 4 ViewsRate it:
The Passionate Pilgrim 2 ViewsRate it:
The Phoenix and the Turtle 2 ViewsRate it:
The Sonnets CXXXII - Thine eyes I love, and they, as pitying me 1 ViewRate it:
The Sonnets LVII - Being your slave what should I do but tend 1 ViewRate it:

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