From Capys’ arms his fate Privernus found: Hurt by Themilla first-but slight the woundHis shield thrown by, to mitigate the smart, He clapp’d his hand upon the wounded part: The second shaft came swift and unespied, And pierc’d his hand, and nail’d it to his side, Transfix’d his breathing lungs and beating heart: The soul came issuing out, and hiss’d against the dart.
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Don’t judge her so harshly until you consider the mitigating circumstances.
The new factory is building privacy walls to mitigate its impact on neighbors.