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Plot in Sonnet 73

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Sonnet 73

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"mayst..."   (Sonnet 73)

In saying that the youth “mayst” behold the following images, the speaker makes the first quatrains of this poem hypothetical. Rather than claiming that he has knowledge of the youth’s thoughts, he reveals that these ideas are merely an assumption of how the youth views the speaker.

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