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Shakespeare’s Plays

Each marked with a beautiful Pennant flying above the Golden garden, a reminder of the beauty and extent of his works, may be sponsored with a donation of £5,000

Titles in bold are available to be sponsored, title in italics have been reserved.

1. The Two Gentlemen of Verona, 1589-1
2. The Taming of the Shrew, 1590-1
3. Henry VI Part Two, 1590-1
4. Henry VI Part Three, 1591
5. Henry VI Part One, 1592
6. Titus Andronicus, 1592
7. King Richard III, 1592-3
8. The Comedy of Errors, 1594
9. Love’s Labour’s Lost, 1594-5
10. King Richard II, 1595
11. Romeo and Juliet, 1595
12. A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 1595
13. King John, 1596
14. The Merchant of Venice, 1596-7
15. King Henry IV Part One, 1596
16. The Merry Wives of Windsor, 1597-8
17. King Henry IV Part Two, 1597-8
18. Much Ado About Nothing, 1598-9
19. King Henry V, 1598-9
20. Julius Caesar, 1599
21. As You Like It, 1599-1600
22. Hamlet, 1600-1
23. Twelfth Night, or What You Will, 1601
24. Troilus and Cressida, 1602
25. Measure for Measure, 1603-4
26. Othello, 1603-4
27. King Lear, 1605-6: The Quarto Text
28. Timon of Athens, 1606
29. The Tragedy of Macbeth, 1606; adapted 1616
30. Antony and Cleopatra, 1606
31. All’s Well That Ends Well, 1606-7
32. Pericles, Prince of Tyre, 1607
33. Coriolanus, 1608
34. The Winter’s Tale, 1609-1610
35. Cymbeline, 1610-11
36. The Tempest, 1610-11
37. All is True, Henry VIII, 1613
38. The Two Noble Kinsmen, 1613


Shakespeare’s Poems and sonnets 

Represented by a stunning ribbon of white bronze, engraved with the first two lines, may be sponsored with a donation of £2,500.

Titles in bold are available to be sponsored, title in italics have been reserved. 

Poems

Venus and Adonis, 1592-3
Lucrece, 1593-4
‘The Phoenix and Turtle’, 1601
A Lover’s Complaint, 1603-1609

Sonnets:

1: "From fairest creatures we desire increase"
2: "When forty winters shall besiege thy brow"
3: "Look in thy glass and tell the face thou viewest"
4: "Unthrifty loveliness, why dost thou spend"
5: "Those hours that with gentle work did frame"
6: "Then let not winter's ragged hand deface"
7: "Lo, in the orient when the gracious light"
8: "Music to hear, why hear'st thou music sadly?"
9: "Is it for fear to wet a widow's eye"
10: "For shame deny that thou bear'st love to any"
11: "As fast as thou shalt wane, so fast thou growest"
12: "When I do count the clock that tells the time"
13: "O, that you were yourself! but, love, you are"
14: "Not from the stars do I my judgment pluck"
15: "When I consider every thing that grows"
16: "But wherefore do not you a mightier way"
17: "Who will believe my verse in time to come"
18: "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?"
19: "Devouring Time, blunt thou the lion's paws"
20: "A woman's face with Nature's own hand painted"
21: "So is it not with me as with that Muse"
22: "My glass shall not persuade me I am old"
23: "As an unperfect actor on the stage"
24: "Mine eye hath play'd the painter and hath stell'd"
25: "Let those who are in favour with their stars"
26: "Lord of my love, to whom in vassalage"
27: "Weary with toil, I haste me to my bed"
28: "How can I then return in happy plight"
29: "When, in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes"
30: "When to the sessions of sweet silent thought"
31: "Thy bosom is endeared with all hearts"
32: "If thou survive my well-contented day"
33: "Full many a glorious morning have I seen"
34: "Why didst thou promise such a beauteous day"
35: "No more be grieved at that which thou hast done"
36: "Let me confess that we two must be twain"
37: "As a decrepit father takes delight"
38: "How can my Muse want subject to invent"
39: "O! how thy worth with manners may I sing"
40: "Take all my loves, my love, yea, take them all"
41: "Those pretty wrongs that liberty commits"
42: "That thou hast her, it is not all my grief"
43: "When most I wink, then do mine eyes best see"
44: "If the dull substance of my flesh were thought"
45: "The other two, slight air and purging fire"
46: "Mine eye and heart are at a mortal war"
47: "Betwixt mine eye and heart a league is took"
48: "How careful was I, when I took my way"
49: "Against that time, if ever that time come"
50: "How heavy do I journey on the way"
51: "Thus can my love excuse the slow offence"
52: "So am I as the rich, whose blessed key"
53: "What is your substance, whereof are you made"
54: "O, how much more doth beauty beauteous seem"
55: "Not marble, nor the gilded monuments"
56: "Sweet love, renew thy force; be it not said"
57: "Being your slave, what should I do but tend"
58: "That god forbid that made me first your slave"
59: "If there be nothing new, but that which is"
60: "Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore"
61: "Is it thy will thy image should keep open"
62: "Sin of self-love possesseth all mine eye"
63: "Against my love shall be, as I am now"
64: "When I have seen by Time's fell hand defaced"
65: "Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea"
66: "Tired with all these, for restful death I cry"
67: "Ah! wherefore with infection should he live"
68: "Thus is his cheek the map of days outworn"
69: "Those parts of thee that the world's eye doth view"
70: "That thou art blamed shall not be thy defect"
71: "No longer mourn for me when I am dead"
72: "O, lest the world should task you to recite"
73: "That time of year thou mayst in me behold"
74: "But be contented: when that fell arrest"
75: "So are you to my thoughts as food to life"
76: "Why is my verse so barren of new pride"
77: "Thy glass will show thee how thy beauties wear"
78: "So oft have I invoked thee for my Muse"
79: "Whilst I alone did call upon thy aid"
80: "O, how I faint when I of you do write"
81: "Or I shall live your epitaph to make"
82: "I grant thou wert not married to my Muse"
83: "I never saw that you did painting need"
84: "Who is it that says most? which can say more"
85: "My tongue-tied Muse in manners holds her still"
86: "Was it the proud full sail of his great verse"
87: "Farewell! thou art too dear for my possessing"
88: "When thou shalt be disposed to set me light"
89: "Say that thou didst forsake me for some fault"
90: "Then hate me when thou wilt; if ever, now"
91: "Some glory in their birth, some in their skill"
92: "But do thy worst to steal thyself away"
93: "So shall I live, supposing thou art true"
94: "They that have power to hurt and will do none"
95: "How sweet and lovely dost thou make the shame"
96: "Some say thy fault is youth, some wantonness"
97: "How like a winter hath my absence been"
98: "From you have I been absent in the spring"
99: "The forward violet thus did I chide"
100: " Where art thou, Muse, that thou forget'st so long"
101: "O truant Muse, what shall be thy amends"
102: "My love is strengthen'd, though more weak in seeming"
103: "Alack, what poverty my Muse brings forth"
104: "To me, fair friend, you never can be old"
105: "Let not my love be call'd idolatry"
106: "When in the chronicle of wasted time"
107: "Not mine own fears, nor the prophetic soul"
108: "What's in the brain that ink may character"
109: "O, never say that I was false of heart"
110: "Alas, 'tis true I have gone here and there"
111: "O, for my sake do you with Fortune chide"
112: "Your love and pity doth the impression fill"
113: "Since I left you, mine eye is in my mind"
114: "Or whether doth my mind, being crown'd with you"
115: "Those lines that I before have writ do lie"
116: "Let me not to the marriage of true minds"
117: "Accuse me thus: that I have scanted all"
118: "Like as to make our appetites more keen"
119: "What potions have I drunk of Siren tears"
120: "That you were once unkind befriends me now"
121: "'Tis better to be vile than vile esteemed"
122: "Thy gift, thy tables, are within my brain"
123: "No, Time, thou shalt not boast that I do change"
124: "If my dear love were but the child of state"
125: "Were 't aught to me I bore the canopy"
126: "O thou, my lovely boy, who in thy power"
127: "In the old age black was not counted fair"
128: "How oft, when thou, my music, music play'st"
129: "The expense of spirit in a waste of shame"
130: "My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun"
131: "Thou art as tyrannous, so as thou art"
132: "Thine eyes I love, and they, as pitying me"
133: "Beshrew that heart that makes my heart to groan"
134: "So, now I have confess'd that he is thine"
135: "Whoever hath her wish, thou hast thy 'Will'"
136: "If thy soul check thee that I come so near"
137: "Thou blind fool, Love, what dost thou to mine eyes"
138: "When my love swears that she is made of truth"
139: "O, call not me to justify the wrong"
140: "Be wise as thou art cruel; do not press"
141: "In faith, I do not love thee with mine eyes"
142: "Love is my sin and thy dear virtue hate"
143: "Lo! as a careful huswife runs to catch"
144: "Two loves I have of comfort and despair"
145: "Those lips that Love's own hand did make"
146: "Poor soul, the centre of my sinful earth"
147: "My love is as a fever, longing still"
148: "O me, what eyes hath Love put in my head"
149: "Canst thou, O cruel! say I love thee not"
150: "O, from what power hast thou this powerful might"
151: "Love is too young to know what conscience is"
152: "In loving thee thou know'st I am forsworn"
153: "Cupid laid by his brand, and fell asleep"
154: "The little Love-god lying once asleep"

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