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    Default Of those who meant Liu's kingly mind to guile

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    Upon these shores the South and West were wed,
    Pearl-screened paths and golden rooms were shared.
    None thought the girl would spurn her status royal,
    Of those who meant Liu's kingly mind to guile.
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    Does "None thought the girl would spurn her status royal,
    Of those who meant Liu's kingly mind to guile" mean:
    None (of those who meant to deceive Liu's kingly mind) thought the girl would give up her royal status?

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    Default Re: Of those who meant Liu's kingly mind to guile

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHopeR View Post
    Context:
    Upon these shores the South and West were wed,
    Pearl-screened paths and golden rooms were shared.
    None thought the girl would spurn her status royal,
    Of those who meant Liu's kingly mind to guile.
    ===================
    Does "None thought the girl would spurn her status royal,
    Of those who meant Liu's kingly mind to guile" mean:
    None (of those who meant to deceive Liu's kingly mind) thought the girl would give up her royal status?
    Yes, that's what it seems to mean.

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