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(1702)
'What is the quality of mine offence, (1703)

Being constrain'd with dreadful circumstance? (1704)

May my pure mind with the foul act dispense, (1705)

My low-declined honour to advance? (1706)

May any terms acquit me from this chance?
(1707)
The poison'd fountain clears itself again; (1708)

And why not I from this compelled stain?'

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