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alacrates: Bruno showing up in a biography of John Dee, I hadn't expected that, delightful connections... (Bruno is "The Juggler", Count Laski is "The Prince", who arrives with a group of courtiers led by Sir Philip Sidney at Dee's country estate)

Kulambq: "Among the Romans a poet was called vates, which is as much as a diviner, foreseer, or prophet, as by his conjoined words, vaticinium and vaticinari, is manifest; so heavenly a title did that excellent people bestow upon this heart-ravishing knowledge." ~ Sir Philip Sidney

LyndonMytton: Sir Philip Sidney {1554-1586} by unknown artist, given to the National Portrait Gallery, London in 1925. He was an English poet, courtier, scholar and soldier who is remembered as one of the most prominent figures of the Elizabethan age.

LyndonMytton: Memorial for Sir Philip Sidney at the spot where he was fatally injured. In the Battle of Zutphen he noticed that one of his men was not fully armoured. He put off his thigh armour on the grounds that it would be wrong to be better armoured than his men and was shot in the thigh

JSTOR_Daily: Wounded by a bullet in the thigh while fighting the Spanish in Holland, Sir Philip Sidney succumbed to unpoetic death by gangrene. So much for knights, chivalry, etc.

jdmccafferty: The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia / written by Sir Philip Sidney, with his life and death ... 1598, the 3rd edition. This copy is embossed with the Arms of Elizabeth I (Royal Collection Trust, HM EII)

redplanetblues1: "Sidney knows, what few Drab poets ever learned, that verse must carry the smallest possible cargo of words which exist solely for the sake of other words." -- C.S. Lewis regarding Elizabethan poet Sir Philip Sidney.

hiiamghumgeen: Sir Philip Sidney turning in his grave.

emilyromrell: "Fool," said my Muse. "Look in thy heart and write." ~ Sir Philip Sidney

PoetryOutLoud: 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.” "Sonnet 1" Sir Philip Sidney

Dailybugle1898: SIR PHILIP SIDNEY 1554-1586 English poet, courtier, scholar & soldier who is remembered as one of the most prominent figures of the Elizabethan age. His works include Astrophel & Stella and the Defence of Poesy: "Either I will find a way, or I will make one."

Lieselotte2604: SIR PHILIP SIDNEY - Astrophil and Stella 39 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, Th' indifferent judge between the high and low

LouvePlaise: "Sir Philip Sidney is one of the patron saints of England, of whom Wotton said, “His wit was the measure of congruity.” Pretension and vaporing are once for all distasteful. They keep to the other extreme of low tone in dress and manners."—R. W. Emerson

welfordwrites: Sad Steps, a poem by Philip Larkin. Inspired by a 16th century poem by Sir Philip Sidney, Larkin comes to very different conclusions. Click the link!

PenshurstPlace: The Nut Garden pavilion will soon be covered in a thick layer of ivy, but for now it's easy to see the recreation of Sir Philip Sidney's funeral helm which sits atop the wooden structure (which was designed in homage to the tents at the Field of the Cloth of Gold!)

GhenhisKhan: “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); poet, soldier

namenerds1: Names that sound related but aren't: Stella & Stellan. Stella means 'star' in Latin. It was coined by English poet Sir Philip Sidney for the book Astrophel and Stella (1580s). It didn't go into general usage until the Victorian era, following a rise in popularity of nature names.

mintsushiyoongi: i once had a dream that sir philip sidney was my sugar daddy (idk why don't ask me) imagine the uneasiness I went through reading the section dedicated to him in my book right now

ggukscrescent: i love sir philip sidney a normal amount

LouvePlaise: "I sought fit words to paint the blackest face of woe; Studying inventions fine her wits to entertain, Oft turning others' leaves, to see if thence would flow Some fresh and fruitful showers upon my sunburn'd brain."—Sir Philip Sidney

DrStaceyCooper: The ingredients of health and long life are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care. -Sir Philip Sidney Your exercise is effective even if you break it up into 10 minute sessions. Grab the FREE Guide

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

szantivanovic: astrophil ile stella soneler/ sir philip sidney

ro_persiani: Sir Philip Sidney would hate me and probably ask me why I wrote an entire paper on why he was a creep

le_hamme: So what do we think that Sir Philip Sidney would say about comics??

Tinni_Aphrodite: Sir Philip Sidney's Astrophil and Stella is an English sonnet sequence containing 108 sonnets& 11 songs.

__tabtab__: "Fool," said my Muse to me, "look in thy heart, and write." - Sir Philip Sidney

pmpierce: Hi, I'm sweet as honey and invented by Sir Philip Sidney for his poem "Arcadia" in the late 16th century

mrPantstootight: "Robert E. Stillman, for example, has recently made a powerful case that Sir Philip Sidney was especially influenced by the ideas of Philip Melancthon, but the writings of Ulrich Zwingli, who had a particular impact during the reign of Edward VI, those of Theodore Beza, as well a

The_Ali_Kat: Sir Philip Sidney 'Come Sleep, O Sleep' 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;

excaliburedpan: I was politely informed by an anonymous contributor that there's a poem for this! Thank you Sir Philip Sidney for being horny on main in sonnet form.

quotio: They are never alone that are accompanied with noble thoughts. ~Sir Philip Sidney

psychedral: This was a lovely mini-documentary on Sir Philip Sidney

vintage5vintage: . Another major figure, Sir Philip Sidney (1554–1586), was an English poet, whose works include Astrophel and Stella, The Defence of Poetry, and The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia.

AlyssaDepow: Charlie, Bash, Dash, Ferdinand, Scruff, Belle, Stephen, Porter, Timothy, Marion, Glynn, Ryan, Sonny, Diesel, Daisy, BoCo, Mavis, Derek, Arry, Bert, Diesel 10, Salty, Dennis, Den, Dart, Paxton, Norman, Sidney, Philip, Stafford, Hiro, Spencer, Flynn, Skarloey, Rheneas, Sir Handel,

AlyssaDepow: Charlie, Bash, Dash, Ferdinand, Scruff, Belle, Stephen, Porter, Timothy, Marion, Glynn, Ryan, Sonny, Diesel, Daisy, BoCo, Mavis, Derek, Arry, Bert, Diesel 10, Salty, Dennis, Den, Dart, Paxton, Norman, Sidney, Philip, Stafford, Hiro, Spencer, Flynn, Skarloey, Rheneas, Sir Handel,

welfordwrites: Sad Steps, a poem by Philip Larkin. Inspired by a 16th century poem by Sir Philip Sidney, Larkin comes to very different conclusions. Click the link!

thetudortimes: His daughter was the fascinating Penelope Devereux, Lady Rich,

hartiary: XX Either I will find a way or I will make one. -Sir Philip Sidney

krishgm: The government is paying an undisclosed sum to Sir Philip Rutnam, who quit as the Home Office's permanent secretary accusing Home Secretary Priti Patel of a "vicious and orchestrated briefing campaign" against him. How much did this cost the taxpayer? Shouldn't we be told?

Hilal_ashraf_: We cannot devalue all poetry just because there has been a lot of bad poetry. - Sir Philip Sidney We cannot devalue twitter just because there has been a lot of bad tweeting. - Imitator

MeaningofWords2: although the Spanish king Philip II, who attempted an invasion of England, helped make it less common by the 17th century. It was revived in the English-speaking world in the 19th century. Famous bearers include the Elizabethan courtier and poet Sir Philip Sidney (1554-1586)

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tacobender29: They are never alone that are accompanied with noble thoughts. Sir Philip Sidney

gloriousjune: ㅤ “They are never alone that are accompanied with noble thoughts.” - Sir Philip Sidney ㅤ

CityLrc: They are never alone that are accompanied with noble thoughts. --Sir Philip Sidney

quotio: They are never alone that are accompanied with noble thoughts. ~Sir Philip Sidney

cameyrick1: OTD 16 February 1587 The burial of Sir Philip Sidney in the Lady Chapel at St Paul's Cathedral. Possibly the most elaborate funeral of a private individual until that of Sir Winston Churchill in 1965.

mownten: Sir Philip Sidney, in England’s first Neoclassical literary treatise, The Defence of Poesie (written c. 1578–83, published 1595), candidly admitted that “the old song [i.e., ballad] of Percy and Douglas” would move his heart “more than with a trumpet,”

burgonsoc: The curious appendage on the left shoulder is not a money bag for legal fees, but a remnant of the old mourning hood. A clearer view of the hood can be seen in a 1587 print of the funeral of Sir Philip Sidney

BRITANNIAREGULA: "Who will in fairest book of Nature know How Virtue may best lodged in beauty be, Let him but learn of Love to read in thee, Stella, those fair lines, which true goodness show. There shall he find all vices overthrow," - Sir Philip Sidney "Astrophil and Stella" (1591)

welfordwrites: Sad Steps, a poem by Philip Larkin. Inspired by a 16th century poem by Sir Philip Sidney, Larkin comes to very different conclusions. Click the link!

Shakespeare: I have never looked down upon a romance author except for Sir Philip Sidney, and that was for other reasons.

casisads: Sir Philip Sidney— “My true love hath my heart, and I have his”

Sam_Mena_: The wisest scholar of the wight most wise By Phoebus’ doom, with sugared sentence says That Virtue, if it once met with our eyes, Strange flames of love it in our souls would raise; (Sir Philip Sidney, Astrophil & Stella) 1 of 4

Sam_Mena_: But, for that man with pain this truth descries, While he each thing in sense’s balance weighs, And so nor will nor can behold those skies Which inward sun to heroic mind displays, (Sir Philip Sidney, Astrophil & Stella) 2 of 4

Sam_Mena_: Virtue of late, with virtuous care to stir Love of herself, takes Stella’s shape, that she To mortal eyes might sweetly shine in her. (Sir Philip Sidney, Astrophil & Stella) 3 of 4

Sam_Mena_: It is most true, for since I her did see, Virtue’s great beauty in that face I prove, And find th’effect, for I do burn in love. (Sir Philip Sidney, Astrophil and Stella 25: The wisest scholar of the wight most wise ) 4 of 4

ThomasH83965694: You really should read more Sir Philip Sidney.

alacrates: I'm not a mason, but I'll learn from their memory techniques if they're sharing, well known for memorizing speeches & ceremony... Their techniques may actually trace back to Giordano Bruno, through Alexander Dickson, a Scottish writer, both in Sir Philip Sidney's London circle

OrtizKicks: My father in-law Sidney admired the home run king Hank Aaron so much growing up in Iowa, he named my brother in-law Aaron. Hank Aaron, from Mobile, Alabama, touched them all, and I’m not just talking about the bases. What a sad day. RIP, sir.

soundwipe13: 3 hours into writing a close reading paper, and I must say I've never hated breasts, the word "wanton", and Sir Philip Sidney as much as I do in this very moment

MasterInACave: "The ingredients of health and long life, are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care" Sir Philip Sidney

noodleboops: Has anyone tried to apply the 'Sir Philip Sidney' model of animal signalling to Gosplan? Could be interesting.

moveincircles: When Sir Philip Sidney write in 1595 that poetry should ‘teach and delight’ I don’t think this is what he had in mind

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

markhaber713: This is wonderful. A gorgeous, hybrid work (Memoir? Lit Crit? Biography?) that looks at Sir Philip Sidney's 16th century pastoral romance ARCADIA. It's so much more though. A love letter to words, imagination & history. Coming in April.

DamnedDane: Reading Sir Philip Sidney's 'Astrophil and Stella'. Never read it before! I may be wrong, but I believe it was the first 'sonnet cycle' written in English and was a huge influence on Shakespeare's 154. I'm bookmarking my favourites to read on my YouTube page in the future.

namratazakaria: “Fool, said my Muse to me, Look in thy heart and write.” - Sir Philip Sidney

H_Mayer777: “A brave captain is as a root, out of which, as branches, the courage of his soldiers doth spring.” -Sir Philip Sidney

welfordwrites: Sad Steps, a poem by Philip Larkin. Inspired by a 16th century poem by Sir Philip Sidney, Larkin comes to very different conclusions. Click the link!

samuelpepys: Here was mighty good discourse: and among other things my Lord Crew did turn to a place in the Life of Sir Philip Sidney, wrote by Sir Fulke Greville, which do foretell the present condition of this nation, in relation to the Dutch, to the very degree of a prophecy.

MasterInACave: "The ingredients of health and long life, are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care" Sir Philip Sidney

No_way_but_this: Astrophil and Stella 1: Loving in truth, and fain in verse my love to show BY SIR PHILIP SIDNEY 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,

IncSerenily: “The ingredients of health and long life are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care.” ― Sir Philip Sidney

Ilovemymom1488: The Historian . . . loden with old Mouse-eaten records, authorising himself . . . upon the histories, whose greatest authorities are built upon the notable foundation of Heare-say’. - Sir Philip Sidney (1554–1586)

JoeJaco01221181: “The ingredients of health and long life are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care.” ― Sir Philip Sidney

HarryWatson63: Loving in truth - Sir Philip Sidney 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 .....

SheTheSupreme: Sir Philip Sidney was a statesman and a poet, but in spite of his success in life, he remained humble. He is reported to have said on seeing a criminal being taken to the gallows the famous sentence which Sri Aurobindo quotes

SheTheSupreme: Sir Philip Sidney said of the criminal led out to be hanged, “There, but for the grace of God, goes Sir Philip Sidney”. Wiser, had he said, “There, by the grace of God, goes Sir Philip Sidney”. Sri Aurobindo   I have not understood the meaning of this Aphorism.

electrohoarder: - Sir Philip Sidney, An Apology for Poetry

Aeternus_priaro: Sir Philip Sidney>Shakespeare

welfordwrites: Sad Steps, a poem by Philip Larkin. Inspired by a 16th century poem by Sir Philip Sidney, Larkin comes to very different conclusions. Click the link!

DelicieusAurore: Unknown Artist, Man in Mourning for Sir Philip Sidney, c. 1587.

Mery_9999: Not at first sight, nor with a dribbed shot love gave the wound which while I breath will bleed .. by Sir Philip sidney kind of an amusing poem, worth reading it.

Tamizdata: 1554 — Sir Philip Sidney, British poet, statesman, born, Penshurst, Kent. 

TudorHistory: Today in Tudor History: 30 November 1554 - Philip Sidney was born to Sir Henry Sidney and Mary Dudley (sister of Robert Dudley) at Penshurst Place.

RoyalUniverse: Sir Philip Sidney, poet and courtier to Elizabeth I, was born on 30 November 1554

HBurpday: November 30 Today is the anniversary of the birth of Philip Sidney (1554) Jonathan Swift (1667) Oliver Winchester (1810) Mark Twain (1835) Sir Winston Churchill (1874) Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874) Efrem Zimbalist Jr (1918) Virginia Mayo (1920) 1/2

InterestingLit: Sir Philip Sidney was born on this day in 1554. If you've never read the sonnets of this Elizabethan Renaissance man, here's our selection of his best poems:

lucubrations: POTD 11/30 My True Love Hath My Heart by Sir Philip Sidney

CelebBirthdayUK: November 30 Today is the anniversary of the birth of Philip Sidney Jonathan Swift Oliver Winchester Mark Twain Sir Winston Churchill Lucy Maud Montgomery Efrem Zimbalist Jr Virginia Mayo 1/2

ShrewsburyDrama: Happy 466th Birthday to our esteemed next-door-neighbour, Sir Philip Sidney - poet, soldier, scholar, Salopian! "Either I will find a way - or make one."

akritiarora07: In Literature - In Homer's Odyssey, the number of suitors coveting Penelope, wife of Odysseus are 108 There are 108 love sonnets in Astrophil and Stella, the first English sonnet sequence by Sir Philip Sidney. There are 108 lines in Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven".

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kurtulussmelih: Petrarch, Sir Philip Sidney, Sir Walter Raleigh, Edmund Spenser and Earl of Surrey were all slayed by the first verse of the song. Marina - Man's World (Official Video)

perihansimav: Sonnet 5 from Astrophil and Stella BY SIR PHILIP SIDNEY It is most true, that eyes are formed to serve  The inward light; and that the heavenly part  Ought to be king, from whose rules who do swerve,  Rebels to Nature, strive for their own smart.

TheLightOfSmith: To make myself believe that all is well, While with a feeling skill i paint my hell. ‘ Sir Philip Sidney ‘

faboy14438099: [Number Fact]: 108 - there number of love sonnets in Astrophil and Stella, the first English sonnet sequence by Sir Philip Sidney

LeoWinkley: Flags at half mast as acts of Remembrance are held in each house and at the Sir Philip Sidney War Memorial. Remembering the 580 Salopian pupils and staff, and all those who gave their lives in conflict. ‘We will remember them’.



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