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(50)
When at Collatium this false lord arrived, (51)

Well was he welcomed by the Roman dame, (52)

Within whose face beauty and virtue strived (53)

Which of them both should underprop her fame: (54)

When virtue bragg'd, beauty would blush for shame;
(55)
When beauty, boasted blushes, in despite (56)

Virtue would stain that o'er with silver white.

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