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Quotation by Francis Beaumont
Shake off your heavy trance,
and leap into a dance,
Such as no mortals use to tread,
fit only for Apollo
To play to, for the Moon to lead,
And all the Stars to follow.
Francis Beaumont (1584–1616), British dramatist. The Masque of the Inner Temple and Gray's Inne (l. 27–28). . .
Oxford Book of Seventeenth Century Verse, The. H. J. C. Grierson and G. Bullough, eds. (1934) Oxford University Press.
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