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(155)
Such hazard now must doting Tarquin make, (156)

Pawning his honor to obtain his lust; (157)

And for himself himself he must forsake: (158)

Then where is truth, if there be no self-trust? (159)

When shall he think to find a stranger just,
(160)
When he himself himself confounds, betrays (161)

To slanderous tongues and wretched hateful days?

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