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Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. 1919. The Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250–1900.
William Shakespeare. 1564–1616
139. Aubade
HARK! hark! the lark at heaven's gate sings, 
  And Phoebus 'gins arise, 
His steeds to water at those springs 
  On chaliced flowers that lies; 
And winking Mary-buds begin         5
  To ope their golden eyes: 
With everything that pretty bin, 
  My lady sweet, arise! 
    Arise, arise! 
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