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Quotation by Robert Herrick
Shut not so soon; the dull-eyed night
Has not yet begun
To make a seizure on the light,
Or to seal up the sun.
Robert Herrick (1591–1674), British poet. To Daisies, Not to Shut So Soon (l. 1–4). . .
Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250–1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (New ed., rev. and enl., 1939) Oxford University Press.
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