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nancy90695933: To be ambitious of true honor, of the true glory and perfection of our natures, is the very principle and incentive of virtue. -Sir Philip Sidney (1554-1586)

sydneeisanelf: All of the embarrassing moments of Sir Philip Sidney’s life.

JonathonLance: This is the text of Psalm 37 in THE SIDNEY PSALTER. The Sidneys (Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke, and her brother, Sir Philip Sidney) have become good friends of mine over the course of reading their beautiful poetic translations of the psalms. ❤️

coltonyarbro: “Leave me, O Love, which reachest but to dust, And thou, my mind, aspire to higher things; Grow rich in that which never taketh rust; Whatever fades but fading pleasure brings.” -Sir Philip Sidney

emmkick: Taylor is very good at voltas because like Sir Philip Sidney, she’s a messy Sagittarius.

BeineckeLibrary: Letters to Sir Philip Sidney from various places on the continent, 1573-1581 Complete work digitized. Complete work digitized

robertsnickc: The truly valiant dare everything but doing anybody an injury. Sir Philip Sidney

Margaret_Krac: 1/ Sir Philip Sidney 1554 — 1586 MY TRUE LOVE HATH MY HEART AND I HAVE HIS My true-love hath my heart, and I have his, By just exchange, one for the other giv’n. I hold his dear, and mine he cannot miss; There never was a better bargain driv’n.

teoppoet: “For she, to whom compared, the Alps are valleys” Double Sestine - Sir Philip Sidney Immortal Poems of the English Language

TaliesinSwansea: Sir Philip Sidney’s romantic comedy was the most-read work of prose fiction for 200 years. In this theatrical world premiere, D.J.Britton gives Sidney’s hilarious and lyrical work a new life

sydneeisanelf: Gonna tell people at RSA that I am writing about early modern eco-robotics in Sir Philip Sidney’s sonnets.

elorganillero: Contrary to primary school instruction, Sir Philip Sidney actually said, "Thy necessity is yet greater than mine." No wonder no one has ever laughed at my story about when he was a drunken charlady, rounded off with a need/knee pun.

r3dw1z4rd: Dee tutored and enjoyed patronage relationships with Sir Philip Sidney, his uncle Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, Edward Dyer, and Sir Christopher Hatton.

r3dw1z4rd: vision of a maritime empire and asserted English territorial claims on the New World. Dee was acquainted with Humphrey Gilbert and was close to Sir Philip Sidney and his circle.

JohnBevis8: I can think of Philip Larkin (Wellington), Mary Webb (Leighton), Edith Pargeter (Madeley), Sir Philip Sidney (Shrewsbury), A E Housman (Bromsgrove) and John Osborne (Clun). There must be plenty more!

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

lucymood_y: Sir Philip Sidney died of a sword wound in the thigh. He was also a beautiful poet & man.

JoinPakMcqs: Fill in the blank. Although Sir Philip Sidney is writing 200 years before the .... revolution, he presents a very inward and self-absorbed narrator in “Astrophil and Stella.” ? - A. Medieval B. Victorian C. Romantic D. None of the above

JoinPakMcqs: Fill in the blank. Sir Philip Sidney’s strong convictions made him publicly oppose a projected marriage for Queen Elizabeth? - A. Catholic B. Protestant C. Buddhist D. Quaker

JoinPakMcqs: Who proposed that poets should be banished from the ideal Republic ? - A. Plato B. Aristotle C. Sir Philip Sidney D. Sir Thomas More

asdzxcqwe158: Thus the best books are treasuries of good words, the golden thoughts, which, remembered and cherished, become our constant companions and comforters. "They are never alone," said Sir Philip Sidney, "that are accompanied by noble thoughts."

marjiehelen: “It is the nature of the strong heart, that like the palm tree it strives ever upwards when it is most burdened.” - Sir Philip Sidney (1554-1586)

JoinPakMcqs: “The Prince Of Poets in his time", on whom grave the inscription is given ? - A. Sir Philip Sidney B. John Milton C. Edmund Spencer D. John Donne

JoinPakMcqs: “On his blindness", a collection of sonnets is written by ? - A. Edmund Spenser B. John Milton C. Shakespeare D. Sir Philip Sidney

JoinPakMcqs: Greville was biographer of ? - A. Edmund Spencer B. John Donne C. Sir Philip Sidney D. John Milton

JoinPakMcqs: Which poet was first who used metaphysical poetry among his contemporaries ? - A. Edmund Spenser B. John Milton C. John Donne D. Sir Philip Sidney

maelliecia: "Fear is more pain than is the pain it fears." - Sir Philip Sidney

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