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  1. Introduction
  2. The Early Years of Thomas Wyatt
    1. Life from 1503 to 1521
    2. 1525 to 1542
  3. His affect on writing after his Death
  4. Collection of some of Wyatt's Works
  5. Wyatt's works
  6. Works of some he influenced
  7. Conclusion

Sir Thomas Wyatt was a cornerstone of the development of British Literature, and his works influenced the art of literature and made it what it is today. He introduced the sonnet into English civilization, and thus set up the building blocks for many great writers to write in the English language. He also accomplished many great things in his time. He was part of King Henry VIII's court going on secret foreign missions. His works are now looked upon as great pieces of literature

[...] The following is just a sample of what is being said about Sir Thomas's work: HOUSE AND GARDEN By: Rolex I stumbled through the room where crumbs are kept, Along with broken records stacked on chairs- The stockings blush where once the wax had wept, Left innocent upon the wooden stairs. I remember when the time was new, The sunlit glades, long days and laughing eyes, Lost days and faded names are just as true As feathered songs and sunshined butterflies. [...]

[...] AS never file yet half so well filed, To file a file for any smith's intent, As I was made a filing instrument, To frame other, while that I was beguiled : But reason, lo, hath at my folly smiled, And pardoned me, sins that I me repent Of my lost years, and of my time misspent. For youth led me, and falsehood me misguided. Yet, this trust I have of great apparence: Since that deceit is aye returnable, Of very force it is agreeable, That therewithal be done the recompense : Then guile beguiled pained should be never ; And the reward is little trust for ever (Yeowell). [...]

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