by William Shakespeare
- Year Published: 1609
- Language: English
- Country of Origin: England
- Source: Shakespeare, W. The sonnets. In R. G. White (Ed.), The complete works of William Shakespeare. New York: Sully and Kleinteich.
- Flesch–Kincaid Level: 11.0
- Word Count: 120
- Genre: Poetry
- Keywords: 17th century literature, british literature, poetry, william shakespeare
- ✎ Cite This
Shakespeare, W. (1609). Sonnet 132. The Sonnets (Lit2Go Edition). Retrieved June 09, 2023, from https://etc.usf.edu/lit2go/179/the-sonnets/4201/sonnet-132/
Shakespeare, William. "Sonnet 132." The Sonnets. Lit2Go Edition. 1609. Web. <https://etc.usf.edu/lit2go/179/the-sonnets/4201/sonnet-132/>. June 09, 2023.
William Shakespeare, "Sonnet 132," The Sonnets, Lit2Go Edition, (1609), accessed June 09, 2023, https://etc.usf.edu/lit2go/179/the-sonnets/4201/sonnet-132/.
Thine eyes I love, and they as pitying me,
Knowing thy heart torment me with disdain,
Have put on black, and loving mourners be,
Looking with pretty ruth upon my pain.
And truly not the morning sun of heaven
Better becomes the grey cheeks of the east,
Nor that full star that ushers in the even
Doth half that glory to the sober west
As those two mourning eyes become thy face:
O let it then as well beseem thy heart
To mourn for me since mourning doth thee grace,
And suit thy pity like in every part.
Then will I swear beauty herself is black,
And all they foul that thy complexion lack.