The Shakespeare Sound Audio Library
Read my books, read my looks - just read already! SONNET 23 is one of Will's more recognized sonnets because he refers to an actor on the stage, but did you ever think it could pertain to your life experience? Have another look and listen and see for yourself!
Old Word New: fleer - a condescending look or laugh; gibe.
We are back in action with SONNET 69! Question: Have you ever used the statement, "You stink!" to someone who didn't actually smell stinky but their actions disappointed you enough to use such an exclamation? Well, Shakespeare has, too, but he just happens to say it a little more eloquently.
Old Word New: pickers and stealers - hands.