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    faith unfaithful

    His honour rooted in dishonour stood,
    And faith unfaithful kept him falsely true.

    What is the meaning of `stood' and `faith unfaithful' here?

    Could anyone explain it?

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    Re: faith unfaithful

    stood= hald fast/did not break
    faith unfaithful- an oxymoronic statement- it contradicts itself, refelcting the conflicting emotions between his love and his duty.

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