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(995)
'O Time, thou tutor both to good and bad, (996)

Teach me to curse him that thou taught'st this ill! (997)

At his own shadow let the thief run mad, (998)

Himself himself seek every hour to kill! (999)

Such wretched hands such wretched blood should spill;
(1000)
For who so base would such an office have (1001)

As slanderous deathsman to so base a slave?

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