Robert Herrick

(1591-1674 / London / England)

Upon The Detracter - Poem by Robert Herrick

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I ask'd thee oft what poets thou hast read,
And lik'st the best? Still thou repli'st, The dead.
--I shall, ere long, with green turfs cover'd be;
Then sure thou'lt like, or thou wilt envy, me.


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002



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