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The pound of flesh which I demand of him
Is dearly bought as mine, and I will have it.
Failure, then, failure! so the world stamps us at every turn. We strew it with our blunders, our misdeeds, our lost opportunities, ...
Life itself, my wife, and all the world,
Are not with me esteemed above thy life.
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For thy desires
Are wolvish, bloody, starved, and ravenous.
O wise and upright judge!
How much more elder art thou than thy looks!
If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you poison us, do we not die? And if you wrong us, shall w ...
Mortality, behold, and fear,
What a change of flesh is here!
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Why a tender curb upon the youthful burning boy?
Why a little curtain of flesh on the bed of our desire?"
Her sheep follow'd her, as their tails did them.
(Butter and eggs and a pound of cheese)
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The farmer's daughter hath soft brown hair;
(Butter and eggs and a pound of cheese)
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