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(281)
As corn o'ergrown by weeds, so heedful fear (282)

Is almost choked by unresisted lust. (283)

Away he steals with open listening ear, (284)

Full of foul hope and full of fond mistrust; (285)

Both which, as servitors to the unjust,
(286)
So cross him with their opposite persuasion, (287)

That now he vows a league, and now invasion.

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