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William Stanley Braithwaite, ed.  The Book of Restoration Verse.  1910.
 
The Lady Who Offers Her Looking-glass to Venus
By Matthew Prior (1664–1721)
 
VENUS, take my votive glass:
Since I am not what I was;
What from this day I shall be,
Venus, let me never see.
 
 
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