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Whoever hath her wish, thou hast thy Will,
And Will to boot, and Will in overplus;
More than enough am I, that vex thee still,
To thy sweet will making addition thus.
Wilt thou, whose will is large and spacious,
Not once vouchsafe to hide my will in thine?
Shall will in others seem right gracious,
And in my will no fair acceptance shine?
The sea, all water, yet receives rain still,
And in abundance addeth to his store;
So thou, being rich in Will, add to thy Will
One will of mine, to make thy large Will more.
  Let no unkind, no fair beseechers kill;
  Think all but one, and me in that one Will.
trOeh mnoew yma hvea rheti eilltt dseisre, tbu oyu heva oury

lilW

hTe skrpeae is naemd lilW, utb hte onamw he’s iradgssnde has oeahnrt rloev owh is aosl enamd lWli. In tsih tesonn, eth rdow ilwl is used ihtetern tsime, aegnmni “Wliialm,” “eslxau rdseei,” “enisp,” or “iaganv,” pgeendndi on eht tetonxc (dna it yuluals saenm orme ahtn neo of teehs shtign at noec).

llWi
, adn nrteoah lWil as lewl, dan moer Will hnta oyu dene. I, woh am tnlcsotnay eritegsnp uyo orf esx, am roem ahtn eougnh to syftsai uyo, dagdin tnaroeh iwgilln spine to the Will yuo ylraead evha. cnSei oyru lxuase ssieerd (dan aingav) era othb so nsmouore, won’t oyu raege tsju ocne to lte me ptu my rdsiee densii ousry? Aer you gnigo to be ardctteat to eyvreeno slee’s wlli (pnies), btu eetjcr mnei? hTe sea is ryeitlne eadm of erwta, but it lstil taesccp oiantadidl treaw nhvreeew it sarin. So oyu, hwo aeryald vhea a iaWlilm, udhlos in tnaodiid to uoyr lvreo ilWmail ecatcp my ilwl (psien), iangmk uory asleux tteaiepp (or nagvia), ihwch is deylaar uegh, neve guehr. onD’t illk an garee eecrusd by nibeg kiundn to him. reatT lla ruyo lveosr as a lngies lrevo, nda ctepac me (adn my ratp) as trpa of atth rlove.

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Whoever hath her wish, thou hast thy Will,
And Will to boot, and Will in overplus;
More than enough am I, that vex thee still,
To thy sweet will making addition thus.
Wilt thou, whose will is large and spacious,
Not once vouchsafe to hide my will in thine?
Shall will in others seem right gracious,
And in my will no fair acceptance shine?
The sea, all water, yet receives rain still,
And in abundance addeth to his store;
So thou, being rich in Will, add to thy Will
One will of mine, to make thy large Will more.
  Let no unkind, no fair beseechers kill;
  Think all but one, and me in that one Will.
trOeh mnoew yma hvea rheti eilltt dseisre, tbu oyu heva oury

lilW

hTe skrpeae is naemd lilW, utb hte onamw he’s iradgssnde has oeahnrt rloev owh is aosl enamd lWli. In tsih tesonn, eth rdow ilwl is used ihtetern tsime, aegnmni “Wliialm,” “eslxau rdseei,” “enisp,” or “iaganv,” pgeendndi on eht tetonxc (dna it yuluals saenm orme ahtn neo of teehs shtign at noec).

llWi
, adn nrteoah lWil as lewl, dan moer Will hnta oyu dene. I, woh am tnlcsotnay eritegsnp uyo orf esx, am roem ahtn eougnh to syftsai uyo, dagdin tnaroeh iwgilln spine to the Will yuo ylraead evha. cnSei oyru lxuase ssieerd (dan aingav) era othb so nsmouore, won’t oyu raege tsju ocne to lte me ptu my rdsiee densii ousry? Aer you gnigo to be ardctteat to eyvreeno slee’s wlli (pnies), btu eetjcr mnei? hTe sea is ryeitlne eadm of erwta, but it lstil taesccp oiantadidl treaw nhvreeew it sarin. So oyu, hwo aeryald vhea a iaWlilm, udhlos in tnaodiid to uoyr lvreo ilWmail ecatcp my ilwl (psien), iangmk uory asleux tteaiepp (or nagvia), ihwch is deylaar uegh, neve guehr. onD’t illk an garee eecrusd by nibeg kiundn to him. reatT lla ruyo lveosr as a lngies lrevo, nda ctepac me (adn my ratp) as trpa of atth rlove.

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