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They Flee from Me

They Flee from Me

  

by Sir Thomas Wyatt

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They Flee from Me Abandonment Quotes

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Quote #4

And I have leave to go of her goodness
And she also to use newfangleness" (18-19)

While the speaker is probably being ironic when speaking of "goodness," the rhyme on "newfangleness" and "goodness" suggests that leaving things behind and seeking out new opportunities isn't always a bad thing.

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