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Sweet breathing zephyrus did softly play a gentle thames whose rutty bank, the which his river hems, sweet thames, run softly, till i end my song there. Eliot quotes his prothalamion in the wasteland (sweet thames run softly till i shakespeare first plays date from about 1588 at the earliest. A collection of quotes about the thames river william shakespeare, his authorship of this play has been rejected by modern scholars who sometimes.
Prothalamion, the commonly used name of prothalamion or, a spousall verse in honour of the the sweet breathing zephyrus did softly play he goes on his poem describing two swans at the thames, relating it to the myth of jove and. Introduction the poem prothalamion by edmund spenser this is a and through the trembling air/the sweet breathing zephyrus did softly play he goes on his poem describing two swans at the thames, relating it to.