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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)

    Her song was tedious and outwore the night,
    For lovers' hours are long, though seeming short.
    If pleased themselves, others they think, delight
    In such like circumstance with such like sport.
    845Their copious stories, oftentimes begun,
    End without audience and are never done.