by William Blake (1757 - 1827)

O holy virgin! clad in purest white
Language: English 
O holy virgin! clad in purest white,
Unlock heaven's golden gates, and issue forth;
Awake the dawn that sleeps in heaven; let light
Rise from the chambers of the east, and bring
The honey'd dew that cometh on waking day.
O radiant morning, salute the sun
Roused like a huntsman to the chase, and with
Thy buskin'd feet appear upon our hills.
O radiant morning appear on our hills

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