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Benjamin Franklin

When Robin now three days had married been,
And all his friends and neighbors gave him joy,
This question of his wife he askéd then,
Why till her marriage day she proved so coy?

Indeed, said he, ’twas well thou didst not yield,
For doubtless then my purpose was to leave thee.
O, sir, I once before was so beguil’d,
And was resolved the next should not deceive me.

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