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George Gascoigne

(1535 – 7 October 1577 / Cardington, Bedfordshire)

Quotations

The Night is Near Gone

HEY! now the day dawis;
The jolly cock crawis;
Now shroudis the shawis
   Thro' Nature anon.
The thissel-cock cryis
On lovers wha lyis:
Now skaillis the skyis;
   The nicht is neir gone.

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