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Sonnet 32

           ,         ,         ,       ,       ,
      If thou | survive | my well-|content|ed day,
                    ,     ,          ,            ,           ,     o
      When that / churl Death | my bones | with dust | shall cov|er
            ,         ,         ,          ,      ,
      And shalt | by for|tune once | more^re|-survey
        T    T     T      ,         ,      ,        ,      
      These poor rude | lines of | thy de|ceased | lover,
           ,           ,         ,     2    ,         ,
      Compare | them with | the bet|tering of | the time,
             ,            ,          ,          ,  2   ,
      And though | they* be | outstripped | by eve|ry pen,
          ,           ,         ,      ,                ,
      Reserve | them for | my love, | not for | their rhyme,
          ,      ,         ,          ,    2   ,
      Exceed|ed by | the height | of hap|pier men.
           ,           ,        ,          ,         ,
      Oh then | vouchsafe | me but | this lov|ing thought:
       ,         T       T     T         2       ,       ,
      Had my | friend's Muse grown | with this grow|ing age,
          ,       ,            ,          ,           ,
      A dear|er birth | than this | his love | had brought,
           ,          ,         ,      ,     ,
      To march | in ranks | of bet|ter e|quipage:
            ,          ,         ,      ,        ,
      But since | he died | and po|ets bet|ter prove,
         ,                 ,            ,     ,              ,
      Theirs for | their style | I'll read,| his for | his love.

Lines 2 and 4 are hexameter

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