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The locks between her chamber and his will, (303)

Each one by him enforced retires his ward; (304)

But, as they open, they all rate his ill, (305)

Which drives the creeping thief to some regard: (306)

The threshold grates the door to have him heard;
Night-wandering weasels shriek to see him there; (308)

They fright him, yet he still pursues his fear.

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