Questions 7–10 refer to the poem below.
If the dull substance of my flesh were thought,
Injurious distance should not stop my way;
For then, despite of space, I would be brought,
LineFrom limits far remote, where thou dost stay.
(5)No matter then, although my foot did stand
Upon the farthest earth remov’d from thee;
For nimble thought can jump both sea and land
As soon as think the place where he would be.
But ah, thought kills me, that I am not thought,
(10)To leap large lengths of miles when thou are gone,
But that, so much of earth and water wrought,
I must attend time’s leisure with my moan,
Receiving nought by elements so slow
But heavy tears, badges of either's woe.
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Which of the following is the most accurate restatement of line 5?
It once did not matter, although my foot stood
In that case, it would not matter even if my foot stood
In that case, it does not matter even though my foot once stood
It no longer matters, although my foot stands
In that case, it will be immaterial whether my foot could have stood