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(36)
Perchance his boast of Lucrece' sovereignty (37)

Suggested this proud issue of a king; (38)

For by our ears our hearts oft tainted be: (39)

Perchance that envy of so rich a thing, (40)

Braving compare, disdainfully did sting
(41)
His high-pitch'd thoughts, that meaner men should vaunt (42)

That golden hap which their superiors want.

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