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(491)
'I see what crosses my attempt will bring; (492)

I know what thorns the growing rose defends; (493)

I think the honey guarded with a sting; (494)

All this beforehand counsel comprehends: (495)

But will is deaf and hears no heedful friends;
(496)
Only he hath an eye to gaze on beauty, (497)

And dotes on what he looks, 'gainst law or duty.

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