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can

1. a shallow cylindrical metal container of varying size used for storing and handling film
2. in the can (of a film, piece of music, etc.) having been recorded, processed, edited, etc.

can

[kan]
(design engineering)
A cylindrical metal vessel or container, usually with an open top or a removable cover.
(nucleonics)

canvas

A closely woven cloth of cotton, hemp, or flax; sometimes adhered to a wall or deck to serve as a substrate for paint; used to cover roof decks that are walking surfaces or sun decks.

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My love, this is the bitterest, that thou -- Who art all truth, and who dost love me now As thine eyes say, as thy voice breaks to say -- Shouldst love so truly, and couldst love me still A whole long life through, had but love its will, Would death that leads me from thee brook delay.
Thou hast wasted thine efforts in unbecoming begging, when thou couldst have better served the Lord God and thyself by using thy golden bowl in study, hard thinking, meditation, and service.
Great Love, how dost thou triumph, and how reign, That to a Groom couldst humble her disdain
Why: Thou couldst write the human interest story of the
Where couldst thou fix on mortal ground Thy tender thoughts and high?
O, couldst thou speak, That I might hear thee call great Caesar ass Unpolicied
Thou wilt be sick with love, and yearn for Him, And feel as though thou couldst but pity Him, That one so sweet should e'er have placed himself At disadvantage such, as to be used So vilely by a being so vile as thee.
My love, this is the bitterest, that thou-- Who art all truth, and who dost love me now As thine eyes say, as thy voice breaks to say-- Shouldst love so truly, and couldst love me still A whole long life through, had but love its will, Would death that leads me from thee brook delay.