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First Line: This is the difference, neither, more or less
Last Line: The latter with its grace.
Subject(s): Faces; Beauty; Ugliness

THIS is the difference, neither more nor less,
Between Medusa's and Myrtilla's face:
The former slays us with its awfulness,
The latter with its grace.

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