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Quotation by Edmund Spenser
Gather therefore the Rose, whilest yet is prime,
For soone comes age, that will her pride deflowre:
Gather the Rose of love, whilest yet is time,
Whilest loving thou mayst loved be with equall crime.'
Edmund Spenser (1552?–1599), British poet. The Faerie Queene (l. 16–18).
PoEL-1. The Complete Poetical Works of Spenser. R. E. Neil Dodge, ed. (1936) Houghton Mifflin.
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