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(1716)
Here with a sigh, as if her heart would break, (1717)

She throws forth Tarquin's name: 'He, he,' she says, (1718)

But more than 'he' her poor tongue could not speak; (1719)

Till after many accents and delays, (1720)

Untimely breathings, sick and short assays,
(1721)
She utters this, 'He, he, fair lords, 'tis he, (1722)

That guides this hand to give this wound to me.'

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