Guido Reni. Aurora. 1614.

by Robert Herrick

WHEN out of bed my love doth spring,
'Tis but as day a-kindling ;
But when she's up and fully dress'd,
'Tis then broad day throughout the east.

Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 193.

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