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John Dryden (1631–1700).  The Poems of John Dryden.  1913.
Songs from the Plays
“Make ready fair Lady to night,” from Sir Martin Marr-All
He.  Make ready fair Lady to night,
  And stand at the Door below,
    For I will be there
    To receive you with Care,
    And to your true Love you shall go.        5
She.  And when the Stars twinckle so bright,
  Then down to the Door will I creep,
    To my Love will I flye,
    E’er the jealous can spye,
  And leave my old daddy asleep.        10

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