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Dawn Song

HARK! hark! the lark at heaven’s gate sings,
    And Phœbus ’gins arise,
His steeds to water at those springs
    On chaliced flowers that lies;
And winking Mary-buds begin
    To ope their golden eyes:
With everything that pretty bin,
    My lady sweet, arise!
      Arise, arise!

This work was published before January 1, 1924, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.