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Sonnet 28

       ,            ,        ,        ,        ,
      How can | I then | return | in hap|py plight,
            ,        ,          ,    ,         ,
      That am | debarred | the ben|efit | of rest?
             ,         ,        ,         ,          ,
      When day's | oppres|sion is | not eased | by night,
           ,         ,           ,         ,          ,
      But day | by night | and night | by day | oppressed,
            ,             ,    ,        ,          ,
      And each, | though^en|emies | to ei|ther's reign,
          ,        ,      T     T    .  T        ,
      Do^in | consent | shake hands to tor|ture me,
           ,         ,         ,      ,        ,
      The one | by toil,| the oth|er to | complain
           ,        ,           ,        ,           ,
      How far | I toil,| still far|ther off | from thee.
          ,         ,         ,            ,          ,
      I tell | the day,| to please | him thou | art bright,
            ,          ,             ,          ,           x
      And dost | him grace | when clouds | do blot | the heaven:
           ,      ,         ,         ,          ,
      So flat|ter I | the swart|-complex|ioned night,
             ,          ,             ,            ,           x
      When spark|ling stars | twire* not | thou gildst | the even.
       .   T    T   T       ,        ,         ,      o
      But^day doth dai|ly draw | my sor|rows long|er,
       .    T     T    T        ,      T       T      T      ,
      And^night doth night|ly make | grief's length seem | stronger.
 
Lines 13 and 14 are hexameter.

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