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Henry VIII
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  • Here’s the pang that pinches: His Highness having liv’d so long with her, and she So good a lady that no tongue could ever Pronounce dishonour of her,—by my life, She never knew harm-doing—O, now, after So many courses of the sun enthroned, Still growing in a majesty and pomp, the which To leave a thousand-fold more bitter than ’tis sweet at first to acquire,—after this process, To give her the avaunt, it is a pity Would move a monster.

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