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First Line: Throughout the world if it were sought
Last Line: That sweet accord is seldom seen.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wyat, Thomas
Variant Title(s): Of Dissembling Words;throughout The World;epigram: 32
Subject(s): Honesty

Throughout the world, if it were sought,
Fair words enough a man shall find;
They be good cheap, they cost right naught.
Their substance is but only wind,
But well to say and so to mean,
That sweet accord is seldom seen.

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