Who is Robert Herrick?

  • (noun): English lyric poet (1591-1674).
    Synonyms: Herrick

Famous quotes containing the words robert herrick and/or herrick:

    When as that Rubie, which you weare,
    Sunk from the tip of your soft eare,
    Will last to be a precious Stone,
    When all your world of Beautie ‘s gone.
    Robert Herrick (1591–1674)

    Gather ye rosebuds while ye may:
    Old Time is still a-flying;
    And this same flower that smiles today,
    Tomorrow will be dying.
    —Robert Herrick (1591–1674)