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  • Title: Lucrece (Modern)
  • Editor: Hardy M. Cook
  • ISBN: 978-1-55058-411-0

    Copyright Hardy M. Cook. This text may be freely used for educational, non-profit purposes; for all other uses contact the Editor.
    Author: William Shakespeare
    Editor: Hardy M. Cook
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    Lucrece (Modern)

    He stories to her ears her husband's fame,
    Won in the fields of fruitful Italy,
    And decks with praises Collatine's high name,
    Made glorious by his manly chivalry,
    110With bruisèd arms and wreaths of victory.
    Her joy with heaved-up hand she doth express
    And wordless so greets heaven for his success.