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Sonnet 126

          ,         ,      ,         ,         x
      O thou | my love|ly boy | who in | thy power
             ,       T      Tx    T            x      __
      Dost^hold | Time's fickle glass,| his sickle,| hour:
            ,        ,        ,           ,         ,
      Who hast | by wan|ing grown,| and there|in showst
           ,        ,    2                ,     ,     ,
      Thy lov|ers with|ering, as thy // sweet self growst.
          ,         ,    2    ,        ,       ,
      If Nat|ure (sov|ereign mis|tress o|ver wrack)
           ,           ,         ,            ,            ,
      As thou | go'st^on|wards still | will pluck | thee back,
            ,           ,         ,          ,          ,
      She keeps | thee to | this pur|pose, that | her skill
            ,         ,           ,        ,         ,
      May time | disgrace,| and wretch|ed min|utes kill.
            ,        ,         ,       ,         ,        o
      Yet fear | her O | thou min|ion of | her pleas|ure,
           ,        ,         ,            ,          ,        o
      She may | detain,| but not | still keep | her treas|ure.
           ,         ,         ,      ,               ,
      Her au|dit (though | delayed)| answered | must be,
       ,         ,        ,       ,        ,
      And her | quie|tus is | to ren|der thee.
 
 
*Lines 9 and 10 are hexameter

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