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First Line: Stung by a spiteful wasp
Last Line: More difference.
Alternate Author Name(s): Davies, W. H.
Subject(s): Forgiveness; Clemency

STUNG by a spiteful wasp,
I let him go life free:
That proved the difference
In him and me.

For, had I killed my foe,
It had proved me at once
The stronger wasp, and no
More difference.

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