Night makes no difference ‘twixt Priest and Clerk;
Joan as my Lady’s as good i’ th’ dark.

Robert Herrick (1591-1674) English poet
“No Difference i’ th’ Dark,” The Hesperides, #866 (1648)
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  1. Hugh Hyatt

    Interestingly, the numbering varies a little from edition to edition. In the Internet Archives, the 1891 editions make it #866, the 1893 editions—in Poetical Works of Robert Herrick—make it #865, and the 1898 editions make it #864.

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