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(1282)
'But, lady, if your maid may be so bold, (1283)

She would request to know your heaviness.' (1284)

'O, peace!' quoth Lucrece: 'if it should be told, (1285)

The repetition cannot make it less; (1286)

For more it is than I can well express:
(1287)
And that deep torture may be call'd a hell (1288)

When more is felt than one hath power to tell.

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