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'So, so,' quoth he, 'these lets attend the time, (331)

Like little frosts that sometime threat the spring, (332)

To add a more rejoicing to the prime, (333)

And give the sneaped birds more cause to sing. (334)

Pain pays the income of each precious thing;
Huge rocks, high winds, strong pirates, shelves and sands, (336)

The merchant fears, ere rich at home he lands.'

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