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Quid sit futurum Cras fuge quærere.

1 For what To-morrow shall disclose,
2 May spoil what You To-night propose:
3 England may change; or Cloe stray:
4 Love and Life are for To-day.

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Title (in Source Edition): Quid sit futurum Cras fuge quærere.
Author: Matthew Prior
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Prior, Matthew, 1664-1721. Poems on Several Occasions [English poems only]. London: Printed for JACOB TONSON at Shakespear's-Head over against Katharine-Street in the Strand, and JOHN BARBER upon Lambeth-Hill. MDCCXVIII., 1718, p. 199. [42],506,[6]p.: ill.; 2°. (ESTC T075639)

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