Shakespeare quotes, notes, timelines & more

Home » Reading Will » A Lover's Complaint

A Lover's Complaint

A Lover's Complaint was written as an appendix to the first publication of The Sonnets. Its authenticity as work of Shakespeare is still debated by scholars.

Her hair, nor loose nor tied in formal plat

Read the Quote

Her hair, nor loose nor tied in formal plat,
Proclaim’d in her a careless hand of pride
For some, untuck’d, descended her sheaved hat,
Hanging her pale and pined cheek beside;
Some in her threaden fillet still did bide,
And true to bondage would not break from thence,
Though slackly braided in loose negligence.
… continue reading this quote

Line 29

Source Type:

Themes: