((Wondering whether it's through cowardice
(((Strange forces, whatever one says or does about them,
Which determine that retaliation is unwise,
And give a bow for an eye and a smile for a tooth;)))
That - when shamefully and blatantly insulted -
He habitually turns the other cheek to those who slap him in the face,
Or whether he is cleverly fooling them by appearing to play along;))

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