Lines 80 to 102 contrast the dismal present with glorious past. What are the main points of contrast?

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In the past there were "givers of gold"; now there aren't.
There was glory and the rulers were great. Not now.
Glory is diminished, and only the weak survive, and those by work, not wealth.
People age, and show the age in their faces.
People give a lot to decorate the coffins of the dead, but God's wrath is not appeased.
By implication, God used to favor the world.

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