by William D'Avenant, Sir (1606 - 1668)

O, draw your curtains and appear
Language: English 
O, draw your curtains and appear
  Ere long, like sparks that upward fly,
We can but vainly say you were,
  So soon you'll vanish from the eye.

And in what star we both shall find --
  For sure we can't divided be --
Is not to lovers' art assign'd,
  'Twill puzzle wise astrology.

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This text was added to the website: 2013-06-25
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Word count: 51