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William Shakespeare
1564 - 1616



Title-page of the Quarto edition 1609

T h e  S o n n e t s

Quarto Edition 1609


Sonnets 1 - 126
To the Youth

Sonnets 127 - 154
To the 'Dark Lady'


Written: ca. 1592/98
First published: 1609
The following text is from the
Quarto Edition 1623

Source: Oxford Text Archive
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William Shakespeare, The sonnets
(Oxford Shakespeare)
ed. Stanley Wells and Gary Taylor
Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1986
A machine readable edition
Deposited by Gary Taylor
Oriel College University of Oxford
Oxford UK, 1998-01-14

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