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(323)
But all these poor forbiddings could not stay him; (324)

He in the worst sense construes their denial: (325)

The doors, the wind, the glove, that did delay him, (326)

He takes for accidental things of trial; (327)

Or as those bars which stop the hourly dial,
(328)
Who with a lingering stay his course doth let, (329)

Till every minute pays the hour his debt.

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