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'In vain I rail at Opportunity, (1024)

At Time, at Tarquin, and uncheerful Night; (1025)

In vain I cavil with mine infamy, (1026)

In vain I spurn at my confirm'd despite: (1027)

This helpless smoke of words doth me no right.
The remedy indeed to do me good (1029)

Is to let forth my foul-defiled blood.

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