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CLXXVIII
Martini's St. Martin Renouncing The Sword
When it was Th'Sword (new-built)
& cut the trusting throat

many there were who held its hilt
with poise & massacred Th'Rot

But, since, many have found
their hands with their own Blood imbued

--Hilt's just another edge around
such Folly & knows no gratitude.

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