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(43)
But some untimely thought did instigate (44)

His all-too-timeless speed, if none of those: (45)

His honor, his affairs, his friends, his state, (46)

Neglected all, with swift intent he goes (47)

To quench the coal which in his liver glows.
(48)
O rash false heat, wrapp'd in repentant cold, (49)

Thy hasty spring still blasts, and ne'er grows old!

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