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(316)
And being lighted, by the light he spies (317)

Lucretia's glove, wherein her needle sticks: (318)

He takes it from the rushes where it lies, (319)

And griping it, the needle his finger pricks; (320)

As who should say 'This glove to wanton tricks
(321)
Is not inured; return again in haste; (322)

Thou see'st our mistress' ornaments are chaste.'

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