Paraphraseedit]. A facsimile of the original printing of Sonnet 18. The poem starts with a flattering question to the beloved—"Shall I ...
The speaker begins by asking whether he should or will compare "thee" to a summer day. He says that his beloved is more lovely and more even-tempered.
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Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer's lease hath all ...