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He gathers all the parish there;
Points out the place of either yew,
We beg one hour of death, that neither she
With widow's tears may live to bury me,
Here Jove with Hermes came; but in disguise
Of mortal men conceal'd their deities;
Now old in love, though little was their store,
Inured to want, their poverty they bore,
'Speak thy desire, thou only just of men;
And thou, O woman, only worthy found
To be with such a man in marriage bound.'
Description would but tire my Muse:
In short, they both were turned to yews.
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