Sir Richard Blackmore (1654-1729), Prince Arthur. An Heroick Poem. In Ten Books,
London: Printed for Awnsham and John Churchil [etc.] 1695.

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The Gates of Light thrown open, you display
The first reviving Beams of Heav'nly Day:

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Now the fair Morn smiles with a Purple Ray,
Clearing before the Sun the Eastern Way.
Whose radiant Train pours from the Gates of Light,
And the new Day does to new Toil invite.

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Silence and Darkness all to Rest invite,
And sleep's soft Chains make fast the Gates of Light.

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