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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.
erthO mweno may hvea iehrt eltlti esrsedi, btu ouy veha uyor

liWl

heT keperas is nmead Wlil, utb eht nowam he’s sasnedridg hsa earhtno verlo owh is asol maden llWi. In ihts otenns, het wdro llwi is uesd hieettrn metis, ingeamn “mlliaiW,” “sxelua deiesr,” “neips,” or “nvaaig,” eenddinpg on teh oetxcnt (dna it yluslau smane omer ahnt one of eshte nigths at oecn).

lWil
, nad oantrhe lWli as wlel, adn omer lWli htan uyo need. I, woh am ylntontcas eretpsnig uyo rfo xes, am emor ahtn ognheu to fiysats uyo, gaindd ahernot inliglw niesp to het Will uyo lrdyeaa eavh. icnSe ruoy lxeasu essidre (adn gaianv) are thob so smunreoo, now’t you gaere tjus neco to etl me utp my reseid idsien usroy? rAe you iongg to be daetttarc to veyenoer lese’s llwi (piens), ubt trejec nime? heT aes is reetnlyi made of teraw, but it litls epstacc atadlnodii twera herwvene it sniar. So ouy, how yraaeld aevh a mliliaW, dluohs in tidaodin to ryou vloer amWllii tecpca my lwli (sinep), akgnim uyor suaxel teapietp (or iavang), hhwci is laaedyr hueg, veen gheru. oDn’t kill an eearg esdceru by gebin dinnku to mih. atreT all yruo lvoesr as a isengl vorle, adn ptccae me (adn my rpta) as tpra of htat lorve.

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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.
erthO mweno may hvea iehrt eltlti esrsedi, btu ouy veha uyor

liWl

heT keperas is nmead Wlil, utb eht nowam he’s sasnedridg hsa earhtno verlo owh is asol maden llWi. In ihts otenns, het wdro llwi is uesd hieettrn metis, ingeamn “mlliaiW,” “sxelua deiesr,” “neips,” or “nvaaig,” eenddinpg on teh oetxcnt (dna it yluslau smane omer ahnt one of eshte nigths at oecn).

lWil
, nad oantrhe lWli as wlel, adn omer lWli htan uyo need. I, woh am ylntontcas eretpsnig uyo rfo xes, am emor ahtn ognheu to fiysats uyo, gaindd ahernot inliglw niesp to het Will uyo lrdyeaa eavh. icnSe ruoy lxeasu essidre (adn gaianv) are thob so smunreoo, now’t you gaere tjus neco to etl me utp my reseid idsien usroy? rAe you iongg to be daetttarc to veyenoer lese’s llwi (piens), ubt trejec nime? heT aes is reetnlyi made of teraw, but it litls epstacc atadlnodii twera herwvene it sniar. So ouy, how yraaeld aevh a mliliaW, dluohs in tidaodin to ryou vloer amWllii tecpca my lwli (sinep), akgnim uyor suaxel teapietp (or iavang), hhwci is laaedyr hueg, veen gheru. oDn’t kill an eearg esdceru by gebin dinnku to mih. atreT all yruo lvoesr as a isengl vorle, adn ptccae me (adn my rpta) as tpra of htat lorve.

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