The Sonnets by William Shakespeare

Sonnet 92

read by Annette Badland

But do thy worst to steal thyself away;

For term of life thou art assured mine,

And life no longer than thy love will stay,

For it depends upon that love of thine.

5Then need I not to fear the worst of wrongs,

When in the least of them my life hath end;

I see a better state to me belongs

Than that which on thy humour doth depend.

Thou canst not vex me with inconstant mind,

10Since that my life on thy revolt doth lie.

O what a happy title do I find,

Happy to have thy love, happy to die!

But what’s so blessed fair that fears no blot?

Thou mayst be false, and yet I know it not.

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