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(869)
'Unruly blasts wait on the tender spring; (870)

Unwholesome weeds take root with precious flowers; (871)

The adder hisses where the sweet birds sing; (872)

What virtue breeds iniquity devours: (873)

We have no good that we can say is ours,
(874)
But ill-annexed Opportunity (875)

Or kills his life or else his quality.

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