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Please provide an analysis of Sir Thomas Wyatt's poem "I have sought long with steadfastness."

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This poem, which is also titled, "That Right Cannot Govern Fancy," and describes the attempts of the speaker to win the heart of a particularly cruel woman. Even though the poem begins by stating how the speaker has sought the affections of this woman with "steadfastness," note how these affections are met:


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