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Sonnet 102

           ,          ,             ,            ,         ,       o
      My love | is strength|ened though | more weak | in seem|ing,
          ,          ,             ,          ,        ,
      I love | not less,| though less | the show | appear;
             ,        ,        ,             ,        ,       o
      That love | is mer|chandised,| whose^rich | esteem|ing,
           ,          ,           ,        ,  2    ,
      The ow|ner's tongue | doth pub|lish ev|ery where.
            ,         ,          ,         ,          ,
      Our love | was new,| and then | but in | the spring,
           ,         ,         ,          ,         ,
      When I | was wont | to greet | it with | my lays;
          ,     ,        ,          ,            ,
      As Phi|lomel | in sum|mer's front | doth^sing,
            ,           ,         ,          ,       ,
      And stops | his pipe | in growth | of rip|er days:
       ,              ,             ,    ,        ,
      Not that | the sum|mer is / less pleas|ant now
             ,          ,         ,           ,          ,
      Than when | her mourn|ful hymns | did hush | the night,
                   ,   ,      ,        ,  2    ,
      But that / wild mu|sic bur|dens ev|ery bough
       .     T     T    T        ,            ,        ,
      And sweets grown com|mon lose | their dear | delight.
            ,           ,        ,         ,          ,
      Therefore | like^her,| I some|time hold | my tongue:
          ,         ,           ,          ,         ,
      Because | I would | not dull | you with | my song.
 
 
*Lines 1 and 3 are hexameter

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