Robert Herrick Poems

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61.
The Hag

The Hag is astride,
This night for to ride,
The devil and she together;
Through thick and through thin,
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62.
The Fairies

If ye will with Mab find grace,
Set each platter in his place;
Rake the fire up, and get
Water in, ere sun be set.
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63.
To Death

Thou bidst me come away,
And I'll no longer stay,
Than for to shed some tears
For faults of former years;
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64.
No Pains, No Gains

If little labour, little are our gains;
Man's fortunes are according to his pains.
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65.
A Canticle To Apollo

Play, Phoebus, on thy lute,
And we will sit all mute;
By listening to thy lyre,
That sets all ears on fire.
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66.
The Succession Of The Four Sweet Months

First, April, she with mellow showers
Opens the way for early flowers;
Then after her comes smiling May,
In a more rich and sweet array;
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67.
Upon Man

68.
An Hymn To The Muses

Honour to you who sit
Near to the well of wit,
And drink your fill of it!

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69.
To Anthea

Anthea, I am going hence
With some small stock of innocence;
But yet those blessed gates I see
Withstanding entrance unto me;
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70.
His Last Request To Julia

I have been wanton, and too bold, I fear,
To chafe o'er-much the virgin's cheek or ear;--
Beg for my pardon, Julia! he doth win
Grace with the gods who's sorry for his sin.
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