Robert Herrick

(1591-1674 / London / England)

Robert Herrick Poems

121. Upon Time 12/31/2002
122. Discontents In Devon 12/31/2002
123. The Present Time Best Pleaseth 12/31/2002
124. Rewards 1/3/2003
125. His Wish To Privacy 12/31/2002
126. To Groves 12/31/2002
127. His Grange, Or Private Wealth 12/31/2002
128. Money Makes The Mirth 12/31/2002
129. Mrs Eliz: Wheeler, Under The Name Of Thelost Shepherdess 12/31/2002
130. His Meditation Upon Death 1/3/2003
131. To Perenna 12/31/2002
132. To Phillis, To Love And Live With Him 12/31/2002
133. The Rosary 1/3/2003
134. Anthea's Retractation 12/31/2002
135. To The Lady Crewe, Upon The Death Of Her Child 12/31/2002
136. Upon Roses 12/31/2002
137. To The Genius Of His House 12/31/2002
138. Upon Mrs Eliz. Wheeler, Under The Name Ofamarillis 12/31/2002
139. The Watch 12/31/2002
140. The Rock Of Rubies, And The Quarry Ofpearls 12/31/2002
141. To Enjoy The Time 12/31/2002
142. Wlt Punished Prospers Most 12/31/2002
143. Felicity Quick Of Flight 12/31/2002
144. His Poetry His Pillar 12/31/2002
145. The Hour-Glass 1/3/2003
146. To His Girls 1/3/2003
147. His Litany, To The Holy Spirit 12/31/2002
148. Men Mind No State In Sickness 12/31/2002
149. The Hock-Cart, Or Harvest Home:To The Right Honourable Mildmay, Earl Of Westmorland 12/31/2002
150. Upon Julia's Voice 12/31/2002
151. To His Saviour, A Child;A Present, By A Child 12/31/2002
152. Departure Of The Good Daemon 1/3/2003
153. Soft Music 12/31/2002
154. The Mad Maid's Song 12/31/2002
155. To Sapho 12/31/2002
156. A Panegyric To Sir Lewis Pemberton 12/31/2002
157. Mirth 12/31/2002
158. Miseries 1/3/2003
159. An Ode Of The Birth Of Our Saviour 12/31/2002
160. The Good-Night Or Blessing 1/3/2003

Comments about Robert Herrick

  • trose (5/19/2020 10:10:00 AM)

    Does anyone know the name of the Herrick poem about a tree which begins

    Ye who pass by
    and raise a hand against me
    hearken ere you harm me.

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    The reading robot is appalling and atrocious! Get rid of it henceforth! ! ! ! What an abomination to hear such a beautiful poem destroyed by this automated moron

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  • Nasir manal (8/19/2018 3:30:00 AM)

    He also wrote the Daffodils You are spose to enter this information too Ok

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  • Nasir (8/19/2018 3:28:00 AM)

    Robert Herrick also wrote Daffodils

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  • andy shoebridge (4/26/2018 12:52:00 PM)

    I have a poem book by Robert herrick to dianeme is this book worth anything

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  • Emma Shaw (12/8/2010 2:14:00 PM)

    I have just won a one euro bet that the name of this poem was to daffodils and not to the daffodils. It's a great poem, and nicer in my view than the much more famous wordsworth poem.

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  • Cado Bell (10/12/2006 10:52:00 AM)

    Saw this poem on a crammed tube train in London about 30 years ago.
    had nowhere to look except at the angled adverts above. (alliteration unintended)
    -and it just stuck.

    Don't remember even learning it off.
    and now thanks to this wonderful website I found it again.

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Best Poem of Robert Herrick

To The Virgins, Make Much Of Time

Gather ye rose-buds while ye may:
Old Time is still a-flying;
And this same flower that smiles to-day,
To-morrow will be dying.

The glorious lamp of heaven, the Sun,
The higher he's a-getting,
The sooner will his race be run,
And nearer he's to setting.

That age is best, which is the first,
When youth and blood are warmer;
But being spent, the worse, and worst
Times, still succeed the former.

- Then be not coy, but use your time,
And while ye may, go marry;
For having lost but once your prime,
You may for ever tarry.

Read the full of To The Virgins, Make Much Of Time

Love, What It Is

Love is a circle, that doth restless move
In the same sweet eternity of Love.

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