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Through Athens I am thought as fair as she.
But what of that? Demetrius thinks not so;
He will not know what all but he do know:
And as he errs, doting on Hermia’s eyes,
So I, admiring of his qualities:
Things base and vile, holding no quantity,
Love can transpose to form and dignity:
Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind;
And therefore is wing'd Cupid painted blind: (1.1.227)

What is Helena lamenting in the above lines?


Love, when felt by both, usually ends badly.


Lovers always have obstacles thrown in their way to test the strength of their love.


Love is stays true for an eternity if it is real and felt by both people involved.


Love is irrational. It depends only on an individual’s perception of the one they love, not on a practical judgment of looks and beauty.


Love is short like a dream and is irritatingly elusive to most.

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