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Image from page 54 of “Shakespeare’s love story, 1580-1609” (1909)
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Identifier: cu31924013150630
Title: Shakespeare’s love story, 1580-1609
Year: 1909 (1900s)
Authors: McMahan, Anna Benneson, Mrs., 1846-
Subjects: Hathaway, Anne, 1556?-1623 Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Publisher: Chicago, A.C. McClurg & co.
Contributing Library: Cornell University Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

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Text Appearing Before Image:
Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments. Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to remove. 0 no 1 it is an ever-fixed mark That looks on tempests and is never shaken ; It is the star to every wandering bark, Whose worth s unknown, although his height be taken.Love s not times fool, though rosy lips and cheeksWithin his bending sickles compass come ;Love alters not with its brief hours and weeks,But bears it out, even to the edge of doom.If this be error, and upon me proved,I never writ, nor no man ever loved.[5o]

Text Appearing After Image:
Thus was it that Shakespeare wooedand won his bride for their trothplighting — a solemn ceremony withexchange of rings and joining of hands,a kiss given and returned in the presenceof witnesses, the real marriage in fact.Three months more, and the weddingday has arrived. Fair and clear, thoughfrosty, is the November air as the merryparty starts from the Shottery cottageacross the fields and by winding roadsto the little church at Luddington. The [5i] Shakespeares love story bride, clad in a gown of sheeps russetwith a kirtle of fine worsted, her haircuriously plaited and bound with goldenfillets, is attended by two graceful boyswith bride laces tied about their silkensleeves and scattering rosemary in herpath. Before them is borne a silver-giltbride cup hung about with ribbons ofmany colors; after them follow musi-cians; then a group of maidens, somecarrying great bride cakes, others gar-lands of wheat finely gilded. As theyreach the last turn of the road, fore-riders announce the a

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