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That learning, Thine ambassador

Language: English

   That learning, Thine ambassador, 
From Thine allegiance we never tempt ; 
   That beauty, paradise's flower 
For physic made, from poison be exempt ; 
              That wit -- born apt high good to do --  
              By dwelling lazily 
On nature's nothing be not nothing too ; 
That our affections kill us not, nor die ; 
Hear us, weak echoes, O, Thou Ear and Eye.


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Text added to the website: 2009-01-08.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:17
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Word count: 61

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