Robert Herrick

1591 - 1674

A Quote by Robert Herrick

It is the end that crowns us, not the fight.

Robert Herrick (1591 - 1674)

Source: Hesperides. The End

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A Quote by Robert Herrick

Give, if thou canst, an alms; if not, afford, instead of that, a sweet and gentle word.

Robert Herrick (1591 - 1674)

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A Quote by Robert Herrick

But ne'er the rose without the thorn.

Robert Herrick (1591 - 1674)

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A Quote by Robert Herrick on death and time

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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)

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A Quote by Robert Herrick on death

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Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Times is still a-flying: And this same flower that smiles today, Tomorrow will be dying.

Robert Herrick (1591 - 1674)

Source: "To the Virgins to Make Much of Time"

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A Quote by Robert Herrick

Her eyes the glowworm lend thee, The shooting stars attend thee; And the elves also, Whose little eyes glow Like the sparks of fire, befriend thee.

Robert Herrick (1591 - 1674)

Source: "The Night Piece to Julia"

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A Quote by Robert Herrick on death and time

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Gather ye rose-buds while ye may, old Time is still a-flying: And this same flower that smiles today, tomorrow will be dying.

Robert Herrick (1591 - 1674)

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A Quote by Robert Herrick on heart, prayer, and winning

In prayer the lips ne'er act the winning part, Without the sweet concurrence of the heart.

Robert Herrick (1591 - 1674)

Source: Hesperides. The Heart

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A Quote by Robert Herrick on discontent, government, men, suspicion, and present

Men are suspicious; prone to discontent: Subjects still loathe the present Government.

Robert Herrick (1591 - 1674)

Source: Hesperides. Present Government Grievous

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A Quote by Robert Herrick

Her pretty feet Like snails did creep A little out, and then, As if they started at bo-peep, Did soon draw in again.

Robert Herrick (1591 - 1674)

Source: Hesperides. Upon Her Feet

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