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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.  The Library of the World’s Best Literature.
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes.  1917.
 
To Daisies, not to Shut so Soon
By Robert Herrick (1591–1674)
 
SHUT not so soon; the dull-eyed night
  Has not as yet begun
To make a seisure on the light,
  Or to seal up the sun.
 
No marigolds yet closèd are;        5
  No shadows great appear;
Nor doth the early shepherds’-star
  Shine like a spangle here.
 
Stay ye but till my Julia close
  Her life-begetting eye;        10
And let the whole world then dispose
  Itself to live or die.
 
 
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