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(946)
'To fill with worm-holes stately monuments, (947)

To feed oblivion with decay of things, (948)

To blot old books and alter their contents, (949)

To pluck the quills from ancient ravens wings, (950)

To dry the old oak's sap and cherish springs,
(951)
To spoil antiquites of hammer'd steel, (952)

And turn the giddy round of Fortune's wheel;

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