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Sonnet 38

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      How can my | muse want sub|ject to | invent,
               ,            ,               ,        ,        ,
      While* thou | dost^breathe, | that pourst | into | my verse
             ,           ,     ,         ,     ,
      Thine^own | sweet^arg|ument,| too^ex|cellent
           ,  2   ,       ,      ,        ,      
      For eve|ry vul|gar pap|er to | rehearse?
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      O* give | thy self | the thanks,| if aught | in me
       ,          ,       ,         ,           ,
      Worthy | peru|sal stand | against | thy sight;
            ,           ,          ,        ,          ,
      For who's | so* dumb | that can|not write | to thee,
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      When thou | thy self | dost^give | invent|ion light?
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      Be thou the | tenth Muse, ten | times more in worth
             ,           ,           ,        ,    ,
      Than those | old^nine | which^rhy|mers in|vocate;
           ,          ,          ,                ,     ,
      And he | that calls | on thee,| let him / bring forth
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      etern|al num|bers to out|live long date.
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      If my slight muse | do please | these cur|ious days,
            ,         ,          ,            ,          ,
      The pain | be mine,| but thine | shall be | the praise.

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