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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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Lpitoday: robert herrick of the university of alaska fairbanks and scott hensley of nasa’s jet propulsion laboratory detected volcanic activity with 30-year-old data from nasa’s magellan mission. read more:
Mmmworldwide: a lenten poem - a reflection on fasting by robert herrick (1591 - 1674)
The_apollogist: “let me be warm; let me be fully fed: luxurious love by wealth is nourished. let me be lean, and cold, and once grown poor, i shall dislike, what once i loved before.” - robert herrick
Souloman1: if well thou hast begun,-> >go on,-> it is the end that crowns us >not the fight. -robert herrick inyjc!!!
Radicalhoneybee: simnel cake for mothering sunday. time out of time: the fourth sunday of lent "i'll to thee a simnel bring, 'gainst though go a-mothering, so that when she blesses thee half the blessing thou'll give me.” ~ robert herrick read more at
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Which Is The Favourite?
 by Charles Lamb

Brothers and sisters I have many:
Though I know there is not any
Of them but I love, yet I
Will just name them all; and try
If there be one a little more
Loved by me than all the rest.
Yes; I do think, that I love best
My brother Henry, because he
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