When in the chronicle of wasted time I see descriptions of the fairest wights, And beauty making beautiful old rhyme, In praise of ladies dead, and lovely knights ; Then, in the blazon of sweet beauty's best, Of hand, of foot, of lip, of eye, of brow,... The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare - Seite 74von William Shakespeare - 1826 - 783 SeitenVollansicht
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Barbara C. Bowen - 1998 - 230 Seiten
...blason of the lady's eye, hair, bosom, or less often mentioned body parts; what Shakespeare called "the blazon of sweet beauty's best, /Of hand, of foot, of lip, of eye, of brow" (Sonnet 106). In this case the basic meaning is praise, but there is also a trivial-pursuit implication...