Tag Archives: venus and adonis

Another St. Valentine, another Shakespearean Compliment

“The field’s chief flower, sweet above compare, Stain to all nymphs… More white and red than doves or roses are” (Venus and Adonis) As a curiosity item, here is a letter from an illustrious and historical character to his Valentine of the time – when the Internet was the stuff of improbable miracles or of Read More

Posted in Best Shakespeare Quotes, Compliments, Elegant Shakespearean Quotes, Romantic Shakespearean Quotes, Shakespeare on Flowers, Shakespeare on Sex & Gender Roles, Social Exchanges Shakespeare style, William Shakespeare Love Quotes | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment