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(1450)
In her the painter had anatomized (1451)

Time's ruin, beauty's wreck, and grim care's reign: (1452)

Her cheeks with chops and wrinkles were disguised; (1453)

Of what she was no semblance did remain: (1454)

Her blue blood changed to black in every vein,
(1455)
Wanting the spring that those shrunk pipes had fed, (1456)

Show'd life imprison'd in a body dead.

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