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BarendJKruger: Thought for the Day : They are never alone that are accompanied with noble thoughts. ~ Sir Philip Sidney ~

poepwn: Loving in truth, and fain in verse my love to show, That she, dear she, might take some pleasure of my pain,— Pleasure might cause her read, reading might make her know, Knowledge might pity win, and pity grace obtain,— Sir Philip Sidney

robert_stagg: One of my students has written a (very good) essay that begins, “What would it feel like to have Sir Philip Sidney’s tongue in your ear?” Any answers, Twitter?

CAGerardPoet: Check out this short documentary on Shakespeare and Sir Philip Sidney! I’m so glad and grateful this project happened and I’m honored to be in and a part of it! Such an awesome thing to bring Sidney to a larger 21st century audience!

SonnetDaily: “Fool,” said my Muse to me … —“Astrophil and Stella I” by Sir Philip Sidney

hamartbot: Death of Sir Philip Sidney

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roycroftpoetry: Thus great with child to speak, and helpless in my throes, Biting my truant pen, beating myself for spite, ‘Fool,’ said my muse to me; ‘look in thy heart and write.’ - Sir Philip Sidney

RobertHWoodman: No sword bites so fiercely as an evil tongue. ~Sir Philip Sidney

50yearsofhurt: Come Sleep, O Sleep, the certain knot of peace, The baiting place of wit, the balm of woe, The poor man’s wealth, the prisoner’s release, The indifferent judge between the high and low; Sir Philip Sidney

cameronmcnabb: “Everyone thought Sir Philip Sidney was the GOAT.”

syzygy_013: If Sir Philip Sidney, in 1582, can write 108 sonnets, one of which he spends talking about how beautiful she is and how Cupid is trapped in his heart lighting fires, your man can tell you that you look nice tonight.

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ALoverOfMusicke: 1/ There is a memorial in Zutphen at the site where Sir Philip Sidney was shot

ALoverOfMusicke: 2/ and an inscription in front of the house where he died in Arnhem: "IN THIS HOUSE DIED ON THE 17 OCTOBER 1586 * SIR PHILIP SIDNEY * ENGLISH POET, DIPLOMAT AND SOLDIER, FROM HIS WOUNDS SUFFERED AT THE BATTLE OF ZUTPHEN. HE GAVE HIS LIFE FOR OUR FREEDOM".

novalanguages: Whereto our language giveth us great occasion, being indeed capable of any excellent exercising of it. I knowe some will say it is a mingled language: And why not, so much the better, taking the best of both the other? — Sir Philip Sidney, The Defence of Poesie

flowerville_II: ‘It is most true, that eyes are found to serve The inward light:’ Sir Philip Sidney

manx_maid: Conservation work urgently needed on the original MS of Sir Fulke Greville's Life of Philip Sidney

cameyrick1: 17 October 1586 - The death of Sir Philip Sidney

todayquotes: "Commonly they must use their feet for defense whose only weapon is their tongue." Sir Philip Sidney, d 434y ago today

TudorHistory: Today in Tudor History: 17 October 1586 - Sir Philip Sidney died in Arnhem, Netherlands, 25 days after being shot in the leg at the Battle of Zutphen.

Becky_Fall: Happy deathday to Sir Philip Sidney, who died 433 years ago today of a gangrenous wound sustained in the Battle of Zutphen!

acacia22me: October 17 - Sir Philip Sidney, Tudor poet, courtier and soldier

DLawrenceYoung1: Sir Philip Sidney is also alleged to have said, "His need is greater than mine," as he handed over his water bottle to a soldier after the battle of Zutphen. Sir Philip then died a few days later.

LibraryPutney: Continuing on the question of loneliness: Be aware, the views are opposing! They are never alone That are accompanied with Noble thoughts Sir Philip Sidney 1554-1586

musicrecbot: Take a listen to: Astrophel and Stella: Sonnet LXXIII (Love still a boy, and oft a wanton is,) by Sir Philip Sidney

mywanderingside: "Love gave the wound which, while I breathe, will bleed." Sir Philip Sidney

KaburgaAdam: • Emperor Rudolph II (1576-1612) – Holy Roman Emperor whose court in Prague was frequented by major name alchemists. Knew Sir John Dee. • Mary Sidney (1561-1621) – Countess of Pembroke and sister of pirate Sir Philip Sidney. • George Starkey (1627-1665) – Educated at Harvard.

CommanderCosmo: me a couple pages in: oh Philip Sidney is kinda fun to read Sir Philip Sidney: slams indigenous people on the 3rd page

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