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Thus , though we cannot make our Sun Stand still , yet we will make him run . 35 35 40 40 45 45 Then burning through the air he went , And palaces and temples rent : And Caesar's head at last Did through his laurels blast .
30 There Affectation , with a sickly mien , Shows in her cheek the roses of eighteen , Practised to lisp , and hang the head aside , Faints into airs , and languishes with pride , On the rich quilt sinks with becoming woe , 35 Wrapped ...
95 100 Evening by evening Among the brookside rushes , Laura bowed her head to hear , Lizzie veiled her blushes : Crouching close together In the cooling weather , With clasping arms and cautioning lips , With tingling cheeks and finger ...
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