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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Awake
 
Awake, Æolian lyre, awake!
        Gray.—Progress of Poesy, Line 1.
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Awake, arise, or be for ever fallen!
        Milton.—Paradise Lost, Book I. Line 330.
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Awake up, my glory; awake, lute and harp!
        Psalm lvii. Verse 9.
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Awake my St. John! leave all meaner things
To low ambition, and the pride of kings.
        Pope.—Essay on Man, Line 1.
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        Awake,
My fairest, my espoused, my latest found,
Heaven’s last best gift, my ever new delight!
        Milton.—Paradise Lost, Book V. Lines 18, 19. (Adam to Eve.)
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I would meet my Creator awake.
        Maria Theresa.—The Empress of Austria on her death-bed. (From Alison’s History of Europe, Chap. IX. S. 48.)
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