Shakespeare's Sonnets: Thus can my love excuse the slow offence
SHAKE-SPEARES SONNETS (London: G. Eld for T. T. and sold by William Aspley, 1609): d3v.
1Thus can my love excuse the slow offence
2Of my dull bearer, when from thee I speed.
3From where thou art, why should I haste me thence?
6When swift extremity can seem but slow?
7Then should I spur, though mounted on the wind,
8In wingèd speed no motion shall I know;
9Then can no horse with my desire keep pace,
13 Since from thee going he went wilful slow,
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