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Sister Bernice: I have looked everywhere. In all of the usual places.
Mother Abbess: Sister Bernice, considering that it's Ma
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Thy jealous fits
Have scared thy husband from the use of wits.
Unquiet meals make ill digestions.
The venom clamors of a jealous woman
Poisons more deadly than a mad dog's tooth.
Sweet recreation barred, what doth ensue
But moody and dull melancholy,
Kinsman to grim and comfortless despair.
I will not let him stir
Till I have used the approv├Ęd means I have,
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O Holy Wisdom, Soaring Power, encompass us with wings unfurled,
and carry us, encircling all, above, below, and through the w
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