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Quotation by Alexander Montgomery
Hay! now the day dawis;
The jolie Cok crawis;
Now shroudis the shawis,
Throw Natur anone.
The thissell-cok cryis
On lovers wha lyis.
Now skaillis the skyis:
The nicht is neir gone.
Alexander Montgomery (1540?–1610?), Scottish poet. The Night Is Near Gone (l. 1–8). . .
Oxford Book of Scottish Verse, The. John MacQueen and Tom Scott, comps. (1966) Oxford University Press.
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