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Do you know Shakespeare's Sonnets?

You should, for they are truly wonderful! Some of them are well known and often used, but others are hardly ever mentioned.

 

"Shakespear´s Sonnets", published in the year 1609, included 154 sonnets. Despite this large number, there are sonnets included in his plays!

 

In honour of this artists woderful writing, I want to invite you to do a lineage based on one of his poems.

 

 

To do an Shakespeare sonnet lineage, you are going to need:

 

-16 Dragons for the first eight lines - than breed -

- 8 Dragons for the next four lines - breed again -

- 4 Dragons for the final two lines - breeding -

- 2 Dragons for the name of the author and the number or origin of the sonnet

- and finaly-

- 1 Dragon for a personal dedication

 

 

 

For better understanding, a sonnet:

 

Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?

Thou art more lovely and more temperate.

Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May,

And summer's lease hath all too short a date.

Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines,

And often is his gold complexion dimm'd;

And every fair from fair sometime declines,

By chance or nature's changing course untrimm'd;

 

But thy eternal summer shall not fade

Nor lose possession of that fair thou ow'st;

Nor shall Death brag thou wander'st in his shade,

When in eternal lines to time thou grow'st:

 

So long as men can breathe or eyes can see,

So long lives this, and this gives life to thee.

 

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Most of the sonnets are love poems, so if you do one in dragons, you´ll have a perfect gift for the special someone your heart belongs to!

 

On this wonderful page you can find all sonnets:

http://www.shakespeares-sonnets.com/

 

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If you wanna join this project, please note:

 

- Every sonnet should only be done once. More than one person can breed for it, though. The last line, the dedication, can be done several times, so you all can have the sonnet you like best.

 

- There will hardly be any successes in less than a few months' time if you do not help each other out. So if you happen to find an egg or hatchie another member of this projekt needs, please try to trade it here first. If you want help, you have to make it known to the others.

 

- This project is about doing something for love, dedication, friendship or the love for written art. Please keep that in mind. There is no need to succeed first. There won´t be any awards given, if you don´t count it as such to have your own sonnet in one dragons lineage.

 

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If you want to join, please let us know:

 

 

[B]Username:[/B]
[B]Link to scroll (if not in your signature):[/B]
[B]Link to PM:[/B]
[B]Sonnet you wanna do:[/B]
[B]Which Dragons do you need:[/B]

 

 

And maybe, if it's not too personal, mention in a reply for whom you're doing this (if you're gifting).

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Projects

 

DragonLilly - Sonnet 51 Completed

ckcot - Sonnet 95 needs Moonstones

Mow - Sonnet 109 needs Daydreams

Lysana - Sonnet 116 needs Terrae

Lastalda - Sonnet 130 not decided yet

Vanayrah - Sonnet 154 Blusangs and Tsunamis

Vanayrah - Sonnet 54 Sunsongs and Luminas

Ladyimp - Sonnet 148 Skywings

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I'm interested in joining, but I may have to finish some other projects first before I can dedicate enough time for this. :3

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That is an incredibly beautiful idea, DragonLilly!

Unfortunately, I already have so many projects on my hands that I cannot take part in this at the moment, but I'll keep this thread in mind. Hope you get lots of participants here biggrin.gif

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I´m going to do a sonnet!

 

Username:DragonLilly

Link to scroll (if not in your signature):My Scroll

Link to PM: http://forums.dragcave.net/index.phpact=Ms...DE=4&MID=190607

Sonnet you wanna do: No 51

Which Dragons do you need:16 CB Horses, if possible eggs from the 4th of June

 

 

The 4th of June is our second wedding anniversary. Two years ago my husband said "yes" when I least expected it. I had just opened a shop and nobody could know if it would be a success or a failure. But... well... that´s just him!

He has to go to work very early in the morning and I come home very late. So there are days when we don´t share more than two kisses - given while the kissed one is asleep.

Sure I hurry home as fast as I can to find him still awake! I spur a bicycle, not a horse, but well... this sonnet is perfect for us!

 

My plan is now to hunt all the CB Horses born on the 4th of June that I can get! I will catch them, trade them... and I´ll need help!

Some people already offered to help catch or to hatch eggs for me. Thank you for that sooo much!

Every one that helps me to do this project will of course get a Sonnet 51 Horse and eaven if I have to breed for ages!

 

Please help! I really want to succeed with this project!

 

 

 

No 51

 

Thus can my love excuse the slow offence

Of my dull bearer when from thee I speed:

From where thou art why should I haste me thence?

Till I return, of posting is no need.

 

O! what excuse will my poor beast then find,

When swift extremity can seem but slow?

Then should I spur, though mounted on the wind,

In winged speed no motion shall I know,

 

Then can no horse with my desire keep pace.

Therefore desire, (of perfect'st love being made)

Shall neigh, no dull flesh, in his fiery race;

But love, for love, thus shall excuse my jade-

 

Since from thee going, he went wilful-slow,

Towards thee I'll run, and give him leave to go.

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Aww, that's so sweet! I can try to catch six for you. :3

Oh, thats so kind of you!

Can I give you anything in return? Or, before?

 

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Like I've said before, of course I can try to catch some for you, DragonLilly. Anything for you! happy.gif

 

No promises, though. I'll be on a multi-hour plane flight for most of the day... but hopefully I can sneak an hour in to grab one. smile.gif

 

They're very common, and only in one biome, so... IF I can get on, expect about.. 2 from me? Depends on how locked I am. smile.gif

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I've gotten my promised six for you, Lilly. :3

http://dragcave.net/lineage/eGDCQ

http://dragcave.net/lineage/jsYio

http://dragcave.net/lineage/bAOjJ

http://dragcave.net/lineage/PhUft

http://dragcave.net/lineage/bNY9u

http://dragcave.net/lineage/SHVIO

 

I was going to go for seven, but someone gifted me an egg with a sock code that I just had to take. x3

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I think I'll join this when my current dragons have finished growing.

 

I think I'll reserve this one tongue.gif Although Im going to do the names backwards so that it's read left to right instead of right to left.

 

Username: ckcot

Link to scroll (if not in your signature): it's down there

Link to PM: To pm me

Sonnet you wanna do: sonnet 95

Which Dragons do you need: Moonstone

Here's the sonnet;

 

How sweet and lovely dost thou make the shame

Which, like a canker in the fragrant rose,

Doth spot the beauty of thy budding name!

O! in what sweets dost thou thy sins enclose.

 

That tongue that tells the story of thy days,

Making lascivious comments on thy sport,

Cannot dispraise, but in a kind of praise;

Naming thy name blesses an ill report.

 

O! what a mansion have those vices got

Which for their habitation chose out thee,

Where beauty's veil doth cover every blot

And all things turns to fair that eyes can see!

 

Take heed, dear heart, of this large privilege;

The hardest knife ill-used doth lose his edge.

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I've gotten my promised six for you, Lilly. :3

http://dragcave.net/lineage/eGDCQ

http://dragcave.net/lineage/jsYio

http://dragcave.net/lineage/bAOjJ

http://dragcave.net/lineage/PhUft

http://dragcave.net/lineage/bNY9u

http://dragcave.net/lineage/SHVIO

 

I was going to go for seven, but someone gifted me an egg with a sock code that I just had to take. x3

Oh thank you sooo much!

 

Today was really a day to learn how nice people can be!

 

I feel blessed in the centre of all this friendly care for my project which doesn´t seem so crazy now as I thought it would be in the beginning!

 

Alltogether we catched 31 Horses till now. Is that believable?

 

Some may gender wrong, some may not breed or won´t accept their mate, and some may grow on other scrolls if I can not get them in time, but for sure, there still will be enough to do the sonnet!

 

Wow!

I´m dancing with joy and could hug the hole world tonight!

 

Thank you! wub.gif

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Hey there!

 

I looked in here because my friends just watched 'Shakespeare in Love' the other day :3

After reading through i'd like to join too smile.gif Will post the proper form as soon as i select my sonnet... atm Nr 109 is my favorite!

I'd like to take the Royal Blue dragons.. but recently i coulnd catch anything so i'll have to choose others ^^"

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Hey there!

 

I looked in here because my friends just watched 'Shakespeare in Love' the other day :3

After reading through i'd like to join too smile.gif Will post the proper form as soon as i select my sonnet... atm Nr 109 is my favorite!

I'd like to take the Royal Blue dragons.. but recently i coulnd catch anything so i'll have to choose others ^^"

Royal Blues are sooo great!

I´ll help catching, as soon as I´m done with my bunch of horses!

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I think I'll join this when my current dragons have finished growing.

 

I think I'll reserve this one tongue.gif Although Im going to do the names backwards so that it's read left to right instead of right to left.

 

Username: ckcot

Link to scroll (if not in your signature): it's down there

Link to PM: To pm me

Sonnet you wanna do: sonnet 95

Which Dragons do you need: Moonstone

Here's the sonnet;

 

How sweet and lovely dost thou make the shame

Which, like a canker in the fragrant rose,

Doth spot the beauty of thy budding name!

O! in what sweets dost thou thy sins enclose.

 

That tongue that tells the story of thy days,

Making lascivious comments on thy sport,

Cannot dispraise, but in a kind of praise;

Naming thy name blesses an ill report.

 

O! what a mansion have those vices got

Which for their habitation chose out thee,

Where beauty's veil doth cover every blot

And all things turns to fair that eyes can see!

 

Take heed, dear heart, of this large privilege;

The hardest knife ill-used doth lose his edge.

I have started collecting a couple CB moonstones.

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Royal Blues are sooo great!

I´ll help catching, as soon as I´m done with my bunch of horses!

I love them!!

Would you? How coool!

I just checked my scroll.. although i have a bunch of them, i can only use one, if i want the sonnet to show up correctly on my scroll without custom sort...

But then, i have time. One by one ~ smile.gif

 

Edit: ckcot, i cought a moonstone egg if you need it! :3

Edited by Mow

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I love them!!

Would you? How coool!

I just checked my scroll.. although i have a bunch of them, i can only use one, if i want the sonnet to show up correctly on my scroll without custom sort...

But then, i have time. One by one ~ smile.gif

 

Edit: ckcot, i cought a moonstone egg if you need it! :3

Sure I'll take it. I love when I'm scroll locked with eggs I need for lineage projects biggrin.gif.

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Finally... added ckcots Sonnet to the projects...

 

It´s so good to have the two of you around and to see how you´ve startet to help each other!

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Oh thank you sooo much!

 

Today was really a day to learn how nice people can be!

 

I feel blessed in the centre of all this friendly care for my project which doesn´t seem so crazy now as I thought it would be in the beginning!

 

Alltogether we catched 31 Horses till now. Is that believable?

 

Some may gender wrong, some may not breed or won´t accept their mate, and some may grow on other scrolls if I can not get them in time, but for sure, there still will be enough to do the sonnet!

 

Wow!

I´m dancing with joy and could hug the hole world tonight!

 

Thank you!  wub.gif

Aww, this is so good to hear! I was worried you wouldn't get nearly enough. <3

 

Mine are too low time to influence, but I've been saving them so you would hopefully be able to keep them. I'll hatch them sometime tomorrow and then I can keep them as hatchlings for a while. Just lemme know when you are ready/can/want to take them. I'll PM you if the hatchlings start getting ready to mature. :3

 

(I'm also willing to help hold dragons if you need, if other people are running out of room or whatnot.)

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Username: Mow

Link to scroll (if not in your signature): http://dragcave.net/user/Mow

Link to PM: PM

Sonnet you wanna do: 109

Which Dragons do you need: Daydream

 

Aw, it's hard to choose a Sonnet, there are so many! I didn't even read all~ but this one is nice, the endig i like most.

The choose of the breed is also hard wink.gif I'd love Royal Blues, but it seems i can't catch them. So i decided to take Daydreams, they are lovely, too, and easy to catch!

I thought about embers, and there are other nice breeds.. but i think daydreams fit well wink.gif

*looking forward to breed* smile.gif

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I just realized that when I complete my sonnet, I'll have a DC record for the longest recorded moonstone lineage tongue.gif

 

Just noticed, and you to Dragonlily would be able to claim it for perfect Horse lineage if you'd like.

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Can I reserve a sonnet for me? I'm by and by catching Terraes (have 3 currently) to do this and I hope I can get it finished to show my fiancé on our wedding day (4 August)... yeah, I'm hopelessly romantic.

 

Username: Jysana

Link to scroll (if not in your signature): Jyotsana

Link to PM: Message me!

Sonnet you wanna do: <3 116 <3

Which Dragons do you need: Terraes

 

 

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Can I reserve a sonnet for me? I'm by and by catching Terraes (have 3 currently) to do this and I hope I can get it finished to show my fiancé on our wedding day (4 August)... yeah, I'm hopelessly romantic.

No more than I am!

Sometimes it has to be like that! And, hey, it´s for your wedding day!

 

I really love the sonnet you have chosen! It fits so well!

 

I added you and your sonnet.

 

I´m so sorry I can´t help much at the moment. But I´m somewhat stuck in horses!

It´ll get better soon, and than I´ll help you all to hunt.

 

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Can I reserve a sonnet for me? I'm by and by catching Terraes (have 3 currently) to do this and I hope I can get it finished to show my fiancé on our wedding day (4 August)

I cought a terrae egg for you ^^ (found a cb in the ap happy.gif) will look for more :3

 

Does someone else needs sth? I'm free to catch easy breeds atm smile.gif

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Thank you, DragonLilly!

I hope all your horses will be cooperative in breeding once they've grown up smile.gif

 

Mow, that's really sweet of you! I'll see if I can catch any daydreams for you and we can just swap, but I'm still locked at the moment from other projects.

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