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#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 148. “O me! what eyes hath Love put in my head…”

#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 148. “O me! what eyes hath Love put in my head…” pic.twitter.com/iu2UOCbuTI — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) April 17, 2021

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#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 147. “My love is as a fever longing still…”

#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 147. “My love is as a fever longing still…” pic.twitter.com/TLygFu2BXP — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) April 16, 2021

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#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 146. “Poor soul, the centre of my sinful earth…”

#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 146. “Poor soul, the centre of my sinful earth…” pic.twitter.com/osmL5cc6Xs — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) April 15, 2021

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#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 145. “Those lips that Love’s own hand did make…”

#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 145. “Those lips that Love’s own hand did make…” pic.twitter.com/LyxZtuROmi — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) April 14, 2021

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#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 144. “Two loves I have of comfort and despair…”

#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 144. “Two loves I have of comfort and despair…” pic.twitter.com/7u52W5jzFs — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) April 14, 2021

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#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 143. “Lo, as a careful housewife runs to catch…”

#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 143. “Lo, as a careful housewife runs to catch…” (I tossed a coin over “housewife” or “hussif”.) pic.twitter.com/AG2upG4Q9d — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) April 13, 2021

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#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 142. “Love is my sin, and thy dear virtue hate…”

#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 142. “Love is my sin, and thy dear virtue hate…” pic.twitter.com/grjtgx3XSg — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) April 12, 2021

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#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 141. “In faith, I do not love thee with mine eyes…”

#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 141. “In faith, I do not love thee with mine eyes…” pic.twitter.com/eVdX2QyutM — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) April 11, 2021

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 140. “Be wise as thou art cruel; do not press…”

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 140. “Be wise as thou art cruel; do not press…” pic.twitter.com/NRghPvO1QL — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) April 9, 2021

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 139. “O call not me to justify the wrong…”

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 139. “O call not me to justify the wrong…” pic.twitter.com/F0FceWY0bz — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) April 8, 2021

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 137. “Thou blind fool, Love, what dost thou to mine eyes…”

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 137. “Thou blind fool, Love, what dost thou to mine eyes…” (Our Lady of Vulcan is back, in honor of @SirPatStew who started these sonnet days.) pic.twitter.com/z1nQChDnB3 — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) April 3, 2021

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 135. “Whoever hath her wish, thou hast thy Will…” & SONNET 136 “If thy soul check thee that I come so near…”

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 135. “Whoever hath her wish, thou hast thy Will…” & SONNET 136 “If thy soul check thee that I come so near…” pic.twitter.com/d2EZoa6x9u — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) April 2, 2021

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 134. “So now I have confessed that he is thine…”

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 134. “So now I have confessed that he is thine…” OOOPS! By accident I deleted the original, so I'm reposting this. Sorry. pic.twitter.com/HecgFXf8Ei — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) April 2, 2021

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 133. “Beshrew that heart that makes my heart to groan…”

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 133. “Beshrew that heart that makes my heart to groan…” pic.twitter.com/W3j3sVzhTC — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) April 1, 2021

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 132. “Thine eyes I love, and they, as pitying me…”

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 132. “Thine eyes I love, and they, as pitying me…” pic.twitter.com/x6C0wRYiXX — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) March 30, 2021

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 131. “Thou art as tyrannous, so as thou art…”

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 131. “Thou art as tyrannous, so as thou art…” (Find another version on the blog!) pic.twitter.com/8bMriy3bVA — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) March 29, 2021 The other version… recorded way out of sequence back when Sir Patrick Stewart … Read More

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 130. “My mistress’ eyes are nothing like the sun”

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 130. “My mistress’ eyes are nothing like the sun” pic.twitter.com/4XwZJLWAzi — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) March 29, 2021

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 129. “Th’ expense of spirit in a waste of shame…”

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 129. "Th' expense of spirit in a waste of shame…" pic.twitter.com/HQM6hCqVS5 — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) March 28, 2021

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 128. “How oft, when thou, my music, music play’st…”

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 128. “How oft, when thou, my music, music play’st…” pic.twitter.com/cWRpQ4APT9 — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) March 26, 2021

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SONNET 127. “In the old age black was not counted fair…” After that break… let’s get to the end!

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 127. “In the old age black was not counted fair…” After that break… let’s get to the end! pic.twitter.com/Rlcf0KitFM — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) March 25, 2021

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