Sir Philip Sidney, A poem on true love (Sonnet 54, from his sonnet sequence Astrophel and Stella)

First published at 11:25 UTC on May 15th, 2022.

It is argued here that the true lover is quiet and reserved, and fears to speak his love.

Astrophil and Stella, composed in the 1580s, has been called the first "real" sonnet sequence in the English language. (Roche 2000:661.)

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