Take, O take those lips away

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Lyricist: William Shakespeare, from Measure for Measure, Act IV scene 1.

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Take, O take those lips away,
That so sweetly were forsworn;
And those eyes, the break of day,
Lights that do mislead the morn:
But my kisses bring again;
Seals of love, but sealed in vain.

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