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Selected Poetry of William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

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Index to poems

Who doth ambition shunne,
and loues to liue i' th Sunne:
Seeking the food he eates,
and pleas'd with what he gets:
Come hither, come hither, come hither,
Heere shall he see no enemie,
But Winter and rough Weather.
        (Under the Greenwood Tree, 9-15)
  1. Fear No More the Heat o' the Sun
  2. Full Fathom Five Thy Father Lies
  3. Heark! Heark! the Lark at Heaven's Gate Sings
  4. O Mistres Mine Where are you Roming?
  5. Orpheus with his Lute Made Trees
  6. The Phoenix and the Turtle
  7. Sonnet XV: When I Consider everything that Grows
  8. Sonnet XVIII: Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?
  9. Sonnet XIX: Devouring Time, Blunt thou the Lion's Paws
  10. Sonnet XXV: Let those who are in Favour with their Stars
  11. Sonnet XXIX: When in Disgrace with Fortune and Men's Eyes
  12. Sonnet XXX: When to the Sessions of Sweet Silent Thought
  13. Sonnet XXXII: If thou Survive my Well-contented Day
  14. Sonnet XXXIII: Full many a Glorious Morning have I Seen
  15. Sonnet LIII: What is your Substance, whereof are you Made
  16. Sonnet LX: Like as the Waves Make towards the Pebbled Shore
  17. Sonnet LXIV: When I have Seen by Time's Fell Hand Defaced
  18. Sonnet LXVI: Tir'd with all these, for Restful Death
  19. Sonnet LXXI: No Longer Mourn for me when I am Dead
  20. Sonnet LXXIII: That Time of Year thou mayst in me Behold
  21. Sonnet XCIV: They that have Power to Hurt and will do None
  22. Sonnet XCVII: How like a Winter hath my Absence been
  23. Sonnet CVI: When in the Chronicle of Wasted Time
  24. Sonnet CVII: Not mine own Fears, nor the Prophetic Soul
  25. Sonnet CX: Alas, 'tis True I have Gone here and there
  26. Sonnet CXI: O, for my Sake do you with Fortune Chide
  27. Sonnet CXVI: Let me not to the Marriage of True Minds
  28. Sonnet CXXIX: Th'expense of Spirit in a Waste of Shame
  29. Sonnet CXXX: My Mistress' Eyes are Nothing like the Sun
  30. Sonnet CXLVI: Poor Soul, the Centre of my Sinful Earth
  31. Take, O Take those Lips Away
  32. Under the Greenwood Tree
  33. Venus and Adonis
  34. When Daisies Pied and Violets Blue

Biographical information

Given name: William
Family name: Shakespeare
Birth date: 1564
Death date: 1616