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William Stanley Braithwaite, ed.  The Book of Restoration Verse.  1910.
 
Song: ‘See, see, she wakes, Sabina wakes!’
By William Congreve (1670–1729)
 
SEE, see, she wakes, Sabina wakes!
  And now the sun begins to rise;
Less glorious is the morn that breaks
  From his bright beams, than her fair eyes.
 
With light united, day they give,        5
  But different fates ere night fulfil;
How many by his warmth will live!
  How many will her coldness kill!
 
 
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