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  1. he was the ivy which had hid my princely trunk and sucked my verdure out on't.
    • Shakespeare, The tempest
    • Act I: Prospero is telling miranda about how he used to be Duke of Milan. He says that he gave his land to his brother, who learned how to rule nad turned Prospero's 'creatures' against him. He had their hearts and was a danger to Prospero
  2. When Simon first received that high idea 
    which for my sake he used his drawing pen, 
    had he then given to his gracious work
     a voice adn intellect as well as form,
    • Petrarch, Sonnet 78
    • This sonnet mentions a painting of Laura that Petrarch finds so beautiful. Just her expression in the picture makes him happy. It is about art as a window for expression. He also likens it Pygmalion and expresses his jealousy since Pygmalion's creation came to life, but his did not. He is enthralled with the picture. 
  3. he would have freed my breast of many sights
    that make what others cherish vile to me, 
    for she appears so humble in her image 
    adn her expression promises me peace.
    Petrarch, Sonnet 78This sonnet mentions a painting of Laura that Petrarch finds so beautiful. Just her expression in the picture makes him happy. It is about art as a window for expression. He also likens it Pygmalion and expresses his jealousy since Pygmalion's creation came to life, but his did not. He is enthralled with the picture. He wants the picture to answer him!
  4. And then when I begin to speak to her, 
    most kindly she appears to hear me speak--
    if only she could answer what I say!
    Petrarch, Sonnet 78This sonnet mentions a painting of Laura that Petrarch finds so beautiful. Just her expression in the picture makes him happy. It is about art as a window for expression. He also likens it Pygmalion and expresses his jealousy since Pygmalion's creation came to life, but his did not. He is enthralled with the picture. He wants the picture to answer him!
  5. Pygmalion, how happy you should be with your creation, since a thousand times you have received what I yearn for just once
    Petrarch, Sonnet 78This sonnet mentions a painting of Laura that Petrarch finds so beautiful. Just her expression in the picture makes him happy. It is about art as a window for expression. He also likens it Pygmalion and expresses his jealousy since Pygmalion's creation came to life, but his did not. He is enthralled with the picture. He wants the picture to answer him!
  6. She used to let her golden hair fly free
    For the wind to toy and tangle and molest;
    Her eyes were brighter than the radiant west
    (Seldom they shine so now.)
    Petrarch, Sonnet 90This poem talks about how Laura isn't the girl she used to be. She is aging. He contrasts her young qualities and then, to the reader, expresses that that is not the case at presetnt. He likens her to religious images, such as angelic and unearthly divine. Still, even though she's not the same as she used to be, he's still in love. 
  7. I used to see
    Pity look out of those deep eyes on me.
    ("It was false pity," you would now protest.)
    I had love's tinder heapedd within my breast;
    What wonder that the flame burned furiously?
    Petrarch, Sonnet 90This poem talks about how Laura isn't the girl she used to be. She is aging. He contrasts her young qualities and then, to the reader, expresses that that is not the case at presetnt. He likens her to religious images, such as angelic and unearthly divine. Still, even though she's not the same as she used to be, he's still in love.
  8. She did not walk in any mortal way,
    But with angelic progress; when she spoke,
    Unearthly voices sang in uniosn.
    Petrarch, Sonnet 90This poem talks about how Laura isn't the girl she used to be. She is aging. He contrasts her young qualities and then, to the reader, expresses that that is not the case at presetnt. He likens her to religious images, such as angelic and unearthly divine. Still, even though she's not the same as she used to be, he's still in love. 
  9. She seemed divine among the dreary folk
    of Earth. You say she is not so today?
    Well, though the bow's unbent, the wound bleeds on.
    • Petrarch, Sonnet 90
    • This poem talks about how Laura isn't the girl she used to be. She is aging. He contrasts her young qualities and then, to the reader, expresses that that is not the case at presetnt. He likens her to religious images, such as angelic and unearthly divine. Still, even though she's not the same as she used to be, he's still in love.
  10. Bitterness and jealousy can drive women tod o things that love alone will never make them do, and that this is particularly true of women with strong feelings and high principles of honor. 
    • Heptameron, Marguerite de Navarre
    • This is the story where the King has an affair with the husband's wife and so, the husband, at this point, goes to the queen and lets her know. Then, he suggests that they have an affair.

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