Shakespeare's Sonnets by William Shakespeare

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What is the comparison between Shakespeare's Sonnet 18 & Sonnet 116?

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The themes of both sonnets XVIII and CXVI are the same:  The immortal quality of true love.  For instance, in Sonnet XVIII, the speaker declares,

But thy eternal summer shall not fade,/Nor lose possession of that fair thou owest;/Nor shall Death brag thou wander'st in his shade,/When in eternal lines to time thou growest;/So long as men can breathe, or eyes can see,/So long lives this, and this gives life to thee.

Likewise, in Sonnet CXVI, the speaker affirms this immortality of love in the final quatrain and ending couplet:

Love's not Time's fool, though rosy lips and cheeks/Within his bending sickle's compass come;/Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks,/But bears it out even to the edge of doom./If this be error, and upon me prov'ed,/I never write, nor no man ever lov'd

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