Andrew Marvell's to His Coy Mistress

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Marvell's To his Coy Mistress Author(s): Walter A. Sedelow, Jr. Source: Modern Language Notes, Vol. 71, No. 1 (Jan., 1956), pp. 6-8 Published by: The Johns Hopkins University Press Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3043707 . Accessed: 29/12/2010 18:37
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