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

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    Author: William Shakespeare
    Editor: Hardy M. Cook
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    Venus and Adonis (Modern)

    "What should I do, seeing thee so indeed,
    That tremble at th' imagination?
    The thought of it doth make my faint heart bleed,
    670And fear doth teach it divination.
    I prophesy thy death, my living sorrow,
    If thou encounter with the boar tomorrow.