But unless we adopt the surely untenable theory that the Sonnets, with their passionate sincerity of utterance, the curiously individual note of their complex harmonies, are merely passion according to the Italian Opera, is it not possible that the dark woman, the woman coloured ill, of whom they show us such significant hints of outline, may have turned his thoughts in the direction of Plutarch's story of Antony and Cleopatra? It is possible; and if so, Shakespeare must have felt a singular satisfaction in putting thus to use an experience bought so sorrowfully, with so much expense of spirit; must have felt that he was repaid, more than repaid.
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Publisher - Forgotten Books
Language - English
Author(s) - Arthur Symons
Published Date - September 02 2019
ISBN - 9780331386424
Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.8 cm
Page Count - 269
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