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(190)
'Fair torch, burn out thy light, and lend it not (191)

To darken her whose light excelleth thine: (192)

And die, unhallow'd thoughts, before you blot (193)

With your uncleanness that which is divine; (194)

Offer pure incense to so pure a shrine:
(195)
Let fair humanity abhor the deed (196)

That spots and stains love's modest snow-white weed.

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