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Order It: Sonnet 116

Wedding in As You Like It
Wedding in As You Like It


Orlando (Lorenzo Roberts) and Rosalind (Lindsay Alexandra Carter) wed in the enchanted Forest of Arden, along with other couples in Shakespeare’s As You Like It. Folger Theatre, 2017. Photo by Teresa Wood.

Sonnet 116 is one of Shakespeare’s most famous sonnets. It is a favorite passage for reading at weddings, anniversary celebrations, or other romantic occasions. How well do you know Sonnet 116? See if you can put the lines of the sonnet in the correct order.