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Francis T. Palgrave, ed. (1824–1897). The Golden Treasury.  1875.
W. Shakespeare
XXVI. Carpe Diem
O MISTRESS mine, where are you roaming? 
O stay and hear! your true-love's coming 
    That can sing both high and low; 
Trip no further, pretty sweeting, 
Journeys end in lovers meeting—         5
    Every wise man's son doth know. 
What is love? 'tis not hereafter; 
Present mirth hath present laughter; 
    What's to come is still unsure: 
In delay there lies no plenty,—  10
Then come kiss me, Sweet-and-twenty, 
    Youth's a stuff will not endure. 

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