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9

Let the stars of its dawn be dark;

let it hope for light, but have none;

may it not see the eyelids of the morning—


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9. dawning of the day—literally, "eyelashes of morning." The Arab poets call the sun the eye of day. His early rays, therefore, breaking forth before sunrise, are the opening eyelids or eyelashes of morning.




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