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'O Opportunity, thy guilt is great! (877)

'Tis thou that executest the traitor's treason: (878)

Thou set'st the wolf where he the lamb may get; (879)

Whoever plots the sin, thou 'point'st the season; (880)

'Tis thou that spurn'st at right, at law, at reason;
And in thy shady cell, where none may spy him, (882)

Sits Sin, to seize the souls that wander by him.

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