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 ...
Read Shakespeare's sonnet 18 in modern English: Shall I Compare Thee To A
Summer's Day? Shall I compare you ...
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Shall I compare you to a summer day? You're lovelier and milder. Rough winds shake the pretty buds of May, and summer doesn't last nearly long enough.
Summary of Section I (lines 1-8) of the poem
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.