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  •  Plus it has this beautiful exchange ... (4+ / 0-)
    The moon shines bright: in such a night as this,
    When the sweet wind did gently kiss the trees,
    And they did make no noise, in such a night,
    Troilus methinks mounted the Troyan walls,
    And sigh'd his soul toward the Grecian tents,
    Where Cressid lay that night.

    In such a night
    Did Thisby fearfully o'ertrip the dew,
    And saw the lion's shadow ere himself,
    And ran dismay'd away.

    In such a night
    Stood Dido with a willow in her hand
    Upon the wild sea-banks, and waft her love
    To come again to Carthage.

    In such a night
    Medea gather'd the enchanted herbs
    That did renew old Aeson. ...

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