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    kenya silva is offline Newbie
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    I am translating the Sonet 18 written by Shakespeare, but I just can't get the meaning of the expression "fair from fair". Do you have idea of what it means? Please let me know.
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    Kenya Silva

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    I am translating the Sonet 18 written by Shakespeare, but I just can't get the meaning of the expression "fair from fair". Do you have idea of what it means? Please let me know.
    Thank You
    Kenya Silva

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    And every fair from fair sometimes declines

    What is beautiful (fair) will not stay beautiful (fair) forever, but decline (grow less beautiful) in the natural order of things.

    I hope this is helpful.

    Petra

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