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Sonnet 42

        ,           ,                 ,   ,         ,
      That thou | hast her | it is / not all | my grief,
           ,        ,         ,        ,          ,       o
      And yet | it may | be said | I loved | her dear|ly;
            ,           ,        ,       ,         ,
      That she | hath thee | is of | my wail|ing chief,
          ,         ,           ,       ,          ,     o
      A loss | in love | that touch|es me | more near|ly.
       ,          ,         ,        ,        ,        o
      Loving | offend|ers thus | I will | excuse | ye:
        ,           ,            ,      T      T   T     ,
      Thou dost | love her,| because | thou knowst I | love her;
                 ,   ,    ,       ,         ,     ,
      And for / my sake | even | so doth | she a|buse me,
       ,   2            ,          ,     ,           ,         o
      Suffering | my friend | for my | sake to | approve | her.
       . T   T    T         ,              ,      ,
      If I lose thee,| my loss | is my / love's gain,
           ,       ,         ,             ,            ,    oo
      And los|ing her,| my friend | hath found | that loss;|
             ,          ,                 ,    ,    ,
      Both^find | each oth|er, and I // lose both twain,
            ,     .    T   T   T        ,          ,      oo
      And both | for* my sake lay | on me | this cross: |
             ,          ,          ,         ,        ,    oo
      But here's | the joy;| my friend | and I | are one;|
        ,     ,            ,          ,          ,    __
      Sweet flat/tery! | then she | loves but | me a|lone.
 
 
Lines 1, 3, 9, and 11 are pentameter; the rest are hexameter.

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