The Mower to the Glowworms - Andrew Marvell, quotations

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'Living lamps..
..by whose dear light the nightingale does sit so late'
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'And studying all the summer night..
..her matchless songs does meditate'
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'Country comets that portend..
..no war, nor prince's funeral'
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'Shining unto no higher end..
..than to portend the grass's fall'
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'Ye glowworms..
..whose officious flame to wandering mowers shows the way'
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(Mowers) 'That in the night..
..have lost their aim, and after foolish fires do stray'
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Final stanza 'your courteous lights in vain you waste..
..since Juliana here is come, for she my mind hath so displaced that I shall never find my home'
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..her matchless songs does meditate'

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'And studying all the summer night..

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..no war, nor prince's funeral'

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..than to portend the grass's fall'

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..whose officious flame to wandering mowers shows the way'

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