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(260)
'And how her hand, in my hand being lock'd, (261)

Forced it to tremble with her loyal fear! (262)

Which struck her sad, and then it faster rock'd, (263)

Until her husband's welfare she did hear; (264)

Whereat she smiled with so sweet a cheer,
(265)
That had Narcissus seen her as she stood, (266)

Self-love had never drown'd him in the flood,

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