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(1709)
With this, they all at once began to say, (1710)

Her body's stain her mind untainted clears; (1711)

While with a joyless smile she turns away (1712)

The face, that map which deep impression bears (1713)

Of hard misfortune, carved in it with tears.
(1714)
'No, no,' quoth she, 'no dame, hereafter living, (1715)

By my excuse shall claim excuse's giving.'

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