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Line 14. The speaker says he could "eclipse and cloud" the sun's beams "with a wink, / But that I would not lose her sight so long." Which of the following gives the best paraphrase of "But that I would not lose her sight so long"?

A. Except that I would not go without her looking at me for so long

B. Except that I would not have her lose her sight for so long

C. Except that I would not lose sight of her for so long

D. All of the above

E. None of the above

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  1. 30 January, 06:34
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    The answer is C) Except that I would not lose sight of her for so long:

    The speaker is saying that he could easily wink his eye to blot out the glaring sunlight, but that he would not want to lost sight of her for even that quick wink.
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