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A portion from my sonnet reads "...,as doth the sun at dawn,..." i.e. "...,as does...

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A portion from my sonnet reads

"...,as doth the sun at dawn,..."

i.e. "...,as does the sun at dawn,..."

Should I use doth, or perhaps dost?

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The word "doth" would be fine to use in this context if you are writing a sonnet.

Don't forget that a Shakespearean sonnet must:

-Have 14 lines

-follow the rhyme scheme ABAB CDCD EFEF GG

- Be written in Iambic Pentameter.

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