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Robert Herrick Poems

  • His Confession
    Look how our foul days do exceed our fair;
    And as our bad, more than our good works are,
    E'en so those lines, pen'd by my wanton wit,
    Treble the number of these good I've writ. ...
  • What God Is
    God is above the sphere of our esteem,
    And is the best known, not defining Him.

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  • Love Me Little, Love Me Long
    You say, to me-wards your affection's strong;
    Pray love me little, so you love me long.
    Slowly goes far: the mean is best: desire,
    Grown violent, does either die or tire....
  • Health
    Health is no other, as the learned hold,
    But a just measure both of heat and cold.

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  • Upon Brock. Epig
    To cleanse his eyes, Tom Brock makes much ado,
    But not his mouth, the fouler of the two.
    A clammy rheum makes loathsome both his eyes:
    His mouth, worse furr'd with oaths and blasphemies....
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Sweet 156 Love 121 I Love You 121 Good 113 Live 91 Long 88 Bring 84 Great 70 Kiss 63 Crown 62


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  • Andremjoan: kings and tyrants 'twixt kings and tyrants there's this difference known, kings seek their subjects' good; tyrants their own. -robert herrick 1648
  • Andremjoan: kings and tyrants 'twixt kings and tyrants there's this difference known, kings seek their subjects' good; tyrants their own. -robert herrick 1648
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  • Andremjoan: kings and tyrants 'twixt kings and tyrants there's this difference known, kings seek their subjects' good; tyrants their own. -robert herrick 1648
  • Herrick_ethan: listen to robert
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Seraphita
 by Ernest Dowson

Come not before me now, O visionary face!
Me tempest-tost, and borne along life's passionate sea;
Troublous and dark and stormy though my passage be;
Not here and now may we commingle or embrace,
Lest the loud anguish of the waters should efface
The bright illumination of thy memory,
Which dominates the night; rest, far away from me,
In the serenity of thine abiding-place!
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