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Poem - Sonnet 75

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One day I wrote her name upon the strand But came the waves and washed it away
Again I wrote it with a second hand But came the tide, and made my pains his prey
"Vain man," said she, "that dost in vain assay" A mortal thing so to immortalize
For I myself shall like to this decay and eek my name be wiped out likewise."
"Not so," quod I, "let baser things devise to die in dust, but you shall live by fame:
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