Robert Herrick Quotes

Here she lies, a pretty bud, Lately made of flesh and blood:
Robert Herrick (1591-1674), British poet. Upon a Child That Died (l. 1-2). . . Oxford Book of Death, The. D. J. Enright, ed. (1987) Oxford University Press.
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Give her strewings, but not stir The earth that lightly covers her.
Robert Herrick (1591-1674), British poet. Upon a Child That Died (l. 5-6). . . Oxford Book of Death, The. D. J. Enright, ed. (1987) Oxford University Press.
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Here she lies (in bed of spice) Fair as Eve in Paradise: For her beauty it was such Poets could not praise too much. Virgins come, and in a ring Her supremest requiem sing; When depart, but see ye tread Lightly, lightly o'er the dead.
Robert Herrick (1591-1674), British poet. Upon a Maid (l. 1-8). . . Oxford Book of Light Verse, The. W. H. Auden, ed. (1938) Oxford University Press.
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Here lies Jonson with the rest Of the poets; but the best. Reader, would'st thou more have known? Ask his story, not this stone. That will speak what this can't tell Of his glory. So farewell.
Robert Herrick (1591-1674), British poet. Upon Ben Jonson (l. 1-6). . . Oxford Book of Light Verse, The. W. H. Auden, ed. (1938) Oxford University Press.
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Whenas in silks my Julia goes, Then, then (methinks) how sweetly flows That liquefaction of her clothes. Next, when I cast mine eyes and see That brave vibration each way free; O how that glittering taketh me!
Robert Herrick (1591-1674), British poet, clergyman. repr. In The Poems of Robert Herrick, ed. L.C. Martin (1956). Upon Julia's Clothes, Hesperides (1648).
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Next, when I cast mine eyes and see That brave vibration each way free, O how that glittering taketh me!
Robert Herrick (1591-1674), British poet. Upon Julia's Clothes (l. 4-6). . . Oxford Anthology of English Literature, The, Vols. I-II. Frank Kermode and John Hollander, general eds. (1973) Oxford University Press (Also published as six paperback vols.: Medieval English Literature, J. B. Trapp, ed.; The Literature of Renaissance England, John Hollander and Frank Kermode, eds.; The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century, Martin Price, ed.; Romantic Poetry and Prose, Harold Bloom and Lionel Trilling, eds.; Victorian Prose and Poetry, Lionel Trilling and Harold Bloom, eds.; Modern British Literature, Frank Kermode and John Hollander, eds.).
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Whenas in silks my Julia goes, Then, then, methinks, how sweeetly flows That liquefaction of her clothes.
Robert Herrick (1591-1674), British poet. Upon Julia's Clothes (l. 1-3). . . Oxford Anthology of English Literature, The, Vols. I-II. Frank Kermode and John Hollander, general eds. (1973) Oxford University Press (Also published as six paperback vols.: Medieval English Literature, J. B. Trapp, ed.; The Literature of Renaissance England, John Hollander and Frank Kermode, eds.; The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century, Martin Price, ed.; Romantic Poetry and Prose, Harold Bloom and Lionel Trilling, eds.; Victorian Prose and Poetry, Lionel Trilling and Harold Bloom, eds.; Modern British Literature, Frank Kermode and John Hollander, eds.).
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So smooth, so sweet, so silvery, is thy voice As, could they hear, the damned would make no noise, But listen to thee (walking in thy chamber) Melting melodious words to lutes of amber.
Robert Herrick (1591-1674), British poet. Upon Julia's Voice (l. 1-4). . . New Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1950. Helen Gardner, ed. (1972) Oxford University Press.
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In this little urn is laid Prudence Baldwin ( once my maid ) From whose happy spark here let Spring the purple violet.
Robert Herrick (1591-1674), British poet. Upon Prue, His Maid (l. 1-5). . . Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.
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I have lost, and lately, these Many dainty mistresses:
Robert Herrick (1591-1674), British poet. Upon the Loss of His Mistresses (l. 1-2). . . Norton Anthology of English Literature, The, Vols. I-II. M. H. Abrams, general ed. (5th ed., 1986) W. W. Norton & Company.
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