At last she thus begins: 'Thou worthy lord (1304)
Of that unworthy wife that greeteth thee, (1305)
Health to thy person! next vouchsafe t' afford-- (1306)
If ever, love, thy Lucrece thou wilt see-- (1307)
Some present speed to come and visit me.
So, I commend me from our house in grief: (1309)
My woes are tedious, though my words are brief.'