Quotation by Matthew Prior

At dawn of morn, and close of even,
To lift your heart and hands to Heaven.
In double beauty say your prayer:
Our Father first, then Notre Pere.
And, dearest child, along the day,
In every thing you do and say,
Obey and please my lord and lady,
So God shall love and angels aid ye.
Matthew Prior (1664–1721), British poet. A Letter to the Honourable Lady Miss Margaret Cavendish Holles-Harley (l. 3–10). . .

Oxford Book of Short Poems, The. P. J. Kavanagh and James Michie, eds. Oxford University Press.
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