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Egeon

Not know my voice! O time’s extremity

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Not know my voice! O time’s extremity,
Hast thou so crack’d and splitted my poor tongue
In seven short years, that here my only son
Knows not my feeble key of untun’d cares?
Though now this grained face of mine be hid
In sap-consuming winter’s drizzled snow,
And all the conduits of my blood froze upMetaphor
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Act 5
Scene 1
Line 318

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