Sister, Awake! Close not Your Eyes

Sister, awake! close not your eyes,
  The day her light discloses;
  And the bright morning doth arise
  Out of her bed of roses.

  See the clear sun, the world's bright eye,
  In at our window peeping;
  Lo, how he blusheth to espy
  Us idle wenches sleeping!

  Therefore awake, make haste I say,
  And let us without staying
  All in our gowns of green so gay
  Into the park a maying.

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