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William Stanley Braithwaite, ed.  The Book of Elizabethan Verse.  1907.
 
To Be Merry
By Robert Herrick (1591–1674)
 
  LET’S now take our time
  While we’re in our prime,
And old, old age, is afar off:
  For the evil, evil days
  Will come on apace,        5
Before we can be aware of.
 
 
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