Sweet Portia, If you did know to whom I gave the ring, If you did know for whom I gave the ring, And would conceive for what I gave the ring, And how unwillingly I left the ring, When nought would be accepted but the ring, You would abate the strength of your displeasure.
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The storm abated.
When he opened them again it was evening and some of the sharp pain had abated, there were many dull aches, and the crash came back to him fully.