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Saint, of Avila Theresa [or Teresa]
St. Teresa, the great Catholic mystic, writer, and originator of the Carmelite Reform, was born Teresa de Cepeda y Ahumada in Avila, Spain, on March 28, 1515. Her mother died in 1529, and under the guidanceread more
Let nothing disturb thee,
Nothing affright thee;
All things are passing;
God never changeth;5
Attaineth to all things;
Who God possesseth
In nothing is wanting;
Alone God sufficeth.
What literary work might Shakespeare have been surprised to see for sale in 1609?Answer
A copy of his own sonnets. In 1609 a manuscript of the sonnets fell into the hands of Thomas Thorpe, a stationer who played the part of a literary agent by picking up this floating "copy." He commissioned George Eld to print them.Previous Trivia Questions