|My Copy||included in the 'english poetic works'|
|First Read||December 30, 2005|
If weakness may excuse,
What murderer, what traitor, parricide,
Incestuous, sacriligious, but may plead it?
All wickedness is weakness; that plea, therefore,
With God or man will gain thee no remission.
Quoted on May 19, 2010