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1

____ Isabel, ____ _____ Isabel!

Fair Isabel, poor simple Isabel!

2

Lorenzo, a ____ _____ in ____ eye.

Lorenzo, a young palmer in Love's eye!

3

Without some ___ ___ heart, some ______.

Without some stir of heart, some malady.

4

With her two brothers this ____ lady dwelt, enriched from _______ ________.

With her two brothers this fair lady dwelt, enriched from ancestral merchandise.

5

And she forgot the ___, the ___, and ____,
And she ____ the blue ____ ___ trees.

And she forgot the stars, the moon, and sun,
And she forgot the blue above the trees.

6

And she forgot the ____ ____ breeze.

And she forgot the chilly autumn breeze.

7

And the new morn she saw not: but __ ____
Hung over her ____ ____ evermore,
and moistened it with ___ unto ___ ____

And the new morn she saw not: but in peace
Hung over her sweet Basil evermore,
And moisten'd it with tears unto the core.

8

Whence ___, and green, and ______ it grew,
So that it smelt ____ _____ than ___ _____.

Whence thick, and green, and beautiful it grew,
So that it smelt more balmy than its peers.

9

Piteous she look'd on ___ ___ ______ things,
Asking for her ___ ___ amorously.

Piteous she look'd on dead and senseless things,
Asking for her lost Basil amorously.

10

'For cruel 'tis,' ___ __,
'To ____ ___ ___-__ away from me'.

'For cruel 'tis,' said she,
'To steal my Basil-pot away from me'

11

And so she ____ and she died ______,
Imploring for __ _____ to ___ ___.

And so she pined and she died forlorn,
Imploring for her Basil to the last.

12

No heart was there in ______ but did ____
In pity of ____, __ ______.

No heart was there in Florence but did mourn
In pity of her love, so overcast.

13

Still is the _____ sung - 'O ______,
__ ___ my ____ ___ from me!'

Still is the burthen sung - 'O cruelty,
To steal my Basil-pot away from me!'