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Give me excess of it, the, surfeiting,

The appetite may sicken, and so die.

2

The appetite may sicken, and so die.

That strain again! It had a dying fall:

3

That strain again! It had a dying fall:

O, it came o're my ear like the sweet sound,

4

O, it came o're my ear like the sweet sound.

That breaths upon a bank of violets,

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That breaths upon a bank of violets,

Stealing and giving odour! Enough; no more:

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Stealing and giving odour! Enough; no more:

'Tis not so sweet now as it was before.

7

'Tis not so sweet now as it was before.

O spirit of love! How quick and fresh art thou,

8

O spirit of love! how quick and fresh art thou,

That, notwithstanding thy capacity

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That, notwithstanding thy capacity

Receiveth as the sea, nought enters there,

10

Receiveth as the sea, nought enters there,

Of what validity and pitch soe'er,

11

Of what validity and pitch soe're,

But falls into abatement and low price,

12

But falls into abatement and low price,

Even in a minute: so full of shapes is fancy

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Even in a minute: so full of shapes is fancy

That it alone is high fantastical.

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That it alone is high fantastical.

O, when mine eyes did see Olivia first,

15

O, when mine eyes did see Olivia first,

Methought she purged the air of pestilence!

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Methought she purged the air of pestilence!

That instant was I turn'd into a hart;

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That instant was I turn'd into a hart;

And my desires, like fell and cruel hounds,

18

And my desires, like fell and cruel hounds,

E'er since pursue me.

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If music be the food of love, play on;

Give me excess of it, that surfeiting,