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  • The guests are met, the feast is set: may'st hear the merry din - and the celebrated performance of the stage adaptation of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner began.

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  • Pay to the laws of society what retribution they require for their violation – and if suffering should lead to contrition, and seclusion from the world bring thee back to rectitude, then thou may'st find again thy father

    Camilla

  • Mistress, thou may'st condemn the mischief I have done, for sorrow's sting o'ermasters thy judgment; yet can I answer thee in face of this, if thou wilt hear.

    Hippolytus

  • Why so eager for the flowing spring, when hard by these towers stands a hill well watered, whence thou may'st freely draw?

    Hippolytus

  • Thou may'st be searched for polish'd words and verse

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • They will return across the lake, scale the cliffs there and pursue thee, but thou may'st escape them if thou be'st swift.

    The Moon of Skulls

  • Then, when thou know'st the Wheel of Destiny complete, may'st thou perceive THAT Will which moved it first.

    The Annotated Wheel

  • Des, I find it hard to accept George Henry Needler as a purveyor of actual English when he turns out lines like: "Me may'st thou gladly welcome / with messengers high meed."

    languagehat.com: THINKING FULL WELL.

  • Bend thy thoughts on the Sky, And in midst of prosperity, know thou may'st die.

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • Be thou who thou may'st, my son thou canst not be.

    Roumania Past and Present

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