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Sonnet 18 is also known as, "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?"
Edgar Allan Poe
A sad speaker recounts the early romance of his now-dead lover, Annabel Lee.
Echo and Narcissus
Ovid, translated by Brookes More
The classic tale of Narcissus, who falls in love with his own reflection in the water.
Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet
In these excerpts, the star-crossed lovers lament the family names that made them mortal enemies.