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Sonnet 40

            ,         ,           ,            ,          ,
      Take all | my loves, | my love, | yea* take | them all;
             ,           ,      ,                ,         ,
      What hast | thou then | more than | thou hadst | before?
            ,          ,            ,            ,           ,
      No* love, | my love, | that thou | mayst^true | love^call;
            ,          ,         ,           ,            ,      
      All mine | was thine,| before | thou hadst | this more.
        ,        ,        __      ,         ,      ,
      Then if | for my | love,| thou my | love re|ceivest,
         ,        ,      __     ,         ,          ,
      I can|not blame | thee,| for my | love thou | usest;
           ,          ,          ,          ,        ,      o
      But yet | be blamed,| if thou | thy self | deceiv|est
          ,        ,          ,         ,       ,      o
      By wil|ful taste | of what | thyself | refu|sest.
         ,       ,          ,   2     ,        ,
      I do | forgive | thy rob|bery, gent|le thief,
           ,            ,           ,        ,     ,
      Although | thou steal | thee^all | my pov|erty:
           ,           ,         ,       ,        ,
      And yet | love knows | it is | a great|er grief
       .   T     T     T              ,            ,    ,
      To bear love's wrong, | than hate's | known^in|jury.
          ,   2     ,          ,         ,            ,
      Lasci|vious grace,| in whom | all^ill | well* shows,
        ,               ,          ,         ,         ,
      Kill me | with spites | yet we | must not | be foes.

Lines 5–8 are hexameter

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