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(575)
Quoth she, 'Reward not hospitality (576)

With such black payment as thou hast pretended; (577)

Mud not the fountain that gave drink to thee; (578)

Mar not the thing that cannot be amended; (579)

End thy ill aim before the shoot be ended;
(580)
He is no woodman that doth bend his bow (581)

To strike a poor unseasonable doe. 581

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