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EBloodaxe19: Delight in Disorder: Robert Herrick 1591 ~ 1674 Sweet disorder in the dress Kindles in clothes a wantoness-

RealitySelect0r: The person lives twice who lives the first life well. Robert Herrick

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RuthArnold: And with it a poem by the lusty Robert Herrick trying to persuade his beloved they will be old/dead soon so… “So when or you or I are made  A fable, song, or fleeting shade… while time serves, and we are but decaying; Come, my Corinna, come, let's goe a Maying.”

CiteSeer: "The person lives twice who lives the first life well." - Robert Herrick

ellynpeirson: Sometimes an old poem comes back to haunt me - usually with some truth I missed: Fall on me like the silent dew, Or like those maiden showers Which, by the peep of day, do strew A baptism o'er the flowers. Robert Herrick

MelanieJaxn: Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying; And this same flower that smiles today. Tomorrow will be dying. -Robert Herrick

baterfly: Edwin Austin Abbey (1852-1911) From “Selections from the Poetry of Robert Herrick”, 1882

millhillscrub: “Love rules His kingdom without a sword.” Robert Herrick

ZacharyFallon: i awoke with robert herrick in mind. it’s amazing how sticky words can be.

orpheus_laments: UPON HIS SISTER-IN-LAW, MISTRESS ELIZABETHHERRICK by Robert Herrick

NblountLevi: Love rules His kingdom without a sword. Robert Herrick

ponygirl345: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, & with all your strength.” ~Deut 6:5 “Love rules His kingdom without a sword.” ~Robert Herrick May my love for God moves me closer to the heart of His Kingdom rule in my life & in the lives of others.

mpr4christ2022: Love rules His kingdom without a sword. Robert Herrick

1P1me: ..Kent Redding, Robin Wahl, Andrea Wahl, Frank E. Herrick Jr., Shiree Herrick, Mark Herrick, Scott Herrick, Linda Putnam, Nicole Putnam, Donald Trump, Pete Conn, Mike Reilly, Robert T. Reilly, Jean McKenzie-Reilly, & Bonnie McKenzie. So just repeat our Medicine-mantra EVERY TIME

brandnew582000: Today, make sure your love for God moves you ever closer to the heart of His Kingdom rule in your life and the lives of others. Love rules His kingdom without a sword. Robert Herrick

keven_nester: Love rules His kingdom without a sword. Robert Herrick

aliterarybot: I sing of dews, of rains, and piece by piece Of palm, of oil, of spice, and ambergris. —Robert Herrick, 'The Argument of his Book'

1nixon: Today, make sure your love for God moves you ever closer to the heart of His Kingdom rule in your life and the lives of others. Love rules His kingdom without a sword. Robert Herrick

zubairsam2012: Robert Herrick.

RealitySelect0r: The person lives twice who lives the first life well. Robert Herrick

ProfShakespeare: Upon Julia's Clothes, Robert Herrick - 1591-1674 Whenas in silks my Julia goes, Then, then, methinks, how sweetly flows The liquefaction of her clothes! Next, when I cast mine eyes and see That brave vibration each way free, —O how that glittering taketh me!

orpheus_laments: TO HIS SAVIOUR, A CHILD;A PRESENT, BY A CHILD by Robert Herrick

CID_Shadowfox13: Listen to A Dozen Red Roses by Robert Herrick on Audible.

flowersfromlily: "To The Virgins, To Make Much Of Time" by Robert Herrick 'Gather ye rose-buds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying; And this same flower that smiles today Tomorrow will be dying.'

CID_Shadowfox13: Listen to A Dozen Red Roses by Robert Herrick on Audible.

orpheus_laments: A Lyric to Mirth by Robert Herrick

aliterarybot: Come, sons of summer, by whose toil We are the lords of wine and oil —Robert Herrick, 'The Hock-Cart'

MelanieJaxn: Fair Daffodils, we weep to see You haste away so soon; As yet the early-rising sun Has not attain'd his noon. Stay, stay, Until the hasting day Has run But to the even-song; And, having pray'd together, we Will go with you along. -Robert Herrick

orpheus_laments: TO A GENTLEWOMAN, OBJECTING TO HIM HISGRAY HAIRS by Robert Herrick

smallthief: always a good day to be reminded of the dirty old curmudgeon/sentimentalist of metaphysical poetry, Robert Herrick

lanasfirstborn: Robert Herrick absolutely snapped with this. May!

NoseSlim: 'Beltane' ~ Jethro Tull

ToothThrower: I do love I know not what; Sometimes this, and sometimes that. — Robert Herrick

david_hemond: Corinna's going a Maying by Robert Herrick | Poetry Foundation - because? May Day!

chattering_mags: CORINNA'S GOING A MAYING BY ROBERT HERRICK

adrianmckinty: from Corinna's Going A Maying Robert Herrick (1591 – 1674) & yeah I know its not quite Andrew Marvell but I still like it... happy May Day

MJSpecter1: "I sing of brooks, of blossoms, birds, and bowers: Of April, May, or June, and July flowers. I sing of Maypoles, Hock-carts, wassails, wakes, Of bridegrooms, brides, and of the bridal cakes." - Robert Herrick, Hesperides, 1648

orpheus_laments: TO ENJOY THE TIME by Robert Herrick

welfordwrites: To Daffodils, a poem by Robert Herrick. This poem makes an interesting contrast to the much later and better-known poem by Wordsworth. Click the link!

benreadspoetry: The Argument Of His Book by Robert Herrick ~ ‘I sing of brooks, of blossoms, birds, and bowers, Of April, May, of June, and July flowers. I sing of May-poles, hock-carts, wassails, wakes, Of bridegrooms, brides, and of their bridal-cakes…’

RealitySelect0r: The person lives twice who lives the first life well. Robert Herrick

benreadspoetry: NEW: It’s a Robert Herrick *triple bill*! The poignant ‘To Daffodils’

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to writer Robert Herrick (April 26,1868), author of the 1900 novel “Web of Life” and many other works.

odavies9: How to draw a witch to your home ... A poem. Commix with meal a little piss, Of him bewitched, then forthwith make A little wafer, or a cake And this rawly baked will bring The old Hag in, no surer thing. Vicar and poet Robert Herrick (1591-1674).

entelechiada: On this day in 1623, Robert Herrick (32yo) took holy orders, living the remainder of his life devoted to the church & his congregation. In 1630, he became the vicar of Dean Prior, a hamlet in Devonshire, far to the SW of London. At the time, London was a five-day journey away.

lemeneline: A careless shoe-string, in whose tie I see a wild civility— Do more bewitch me than when art Is too precise in every part. Sweet Disorder -- Robert Herrick (sartorial Saturday)

MadBagNGG: Eyes Open ❇️ "The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun." ~ Robert Herrick

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to writer Robert Welch Herrick (April 21, 1868), author of the 1900 novel "Web of Life" (1900) and many other works.

studyebookscom: A life for a life - by Robert Herrick - PDF novel

IvScots: To robin red-breast by Robert Herrick

Frost_Place: Robert Herrick, Daffodils, and Impermanence

RealitySelect0r: The person lives twice who lives the first life well. Robert Herrick

JennyWisePhotos: Spring Poems 3: ”Daisy Time,” Marjorie Pickthall, ”To Daffodils,” Robert Herrick

APublicSpace: Every time I finish reading Moby-Dick, I cannot but go back to reread this poem by Robert Herrick: Bid me to live, and I will live /Bid me to weep, and I will weep/Bid me despair, and I'll despair…

welfordwrites: To Daffodils: a poem by Robert Herrick. Click the link!

vats_gaurav03: Gather ye rosebuds while ye may... -Robert Herrick

andrewsuleh: The glorious lamp of heaven, the Sun. Robert Herrick

adam_cine: The glorious lamp of heaven, the Sun. -Robert Herrick

RealitySelect0r: The person lives twice who lives the first life well. Robert Herrick

ProfsCarrington: ㅤ ㅤ "Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May" by John William Waterhouse; comes from a poem "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time" by Robert Herrick. ㅤ ㅤ

ProfsCarrington: ㅤ ㅤ "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time" by Robert Herrick. ㅤ ㅤ

AndreMjoan: Kings and Tyrants 'Twixt kings and tyrants there's this difference known, Kings seek their subjects' good; tyrants their own. -Robert Herrick 1648

MelanieJaxn: Get up, get up for shame! The blooming morn Upon her wings presents the god unshorn. See how Aurora throws her fair Fresh-quilted colours through the air... -Robert Herrick

kevblue777: Fair Daffodils, we weep to see You haste away so soon; As yet the early-rising sun Has not attain'd his noon. Stay, stay, Until the hasting day Has run But to the even-song; And, having pray'd together, we Will go with you along. –Robert Herrick (1591–1674)

poemtoday: SAFETY ON THE SHORE What though the sea be calm?  Trust to the shore; Ships have been drown’d, where late they danced before. Robert Herrick

poemtoday: Two poems by Robert Herrick ...

platospupil: Fair Daffodils, we weep to see You haste away so soon; As yet the early-rising sun Has not attain'd his noon. Stay, stay, Until the hasting day Has run But to the even-song; And, having pray'd together, we Will go with you along. –Robert Herrick (1591–1674)

HarrieeTom: The glorious lamp of heaven, the Sun. Robert Herrick.

chrisarrant: “A spark neglected makes a mighty fire.” — Robert Herrick

RKodingo: 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. - Robert Herrick-

johnlooker_jl: "Twixt Kings and Tyrants there's this difference known: Kings seek their Subjects' good; Tyrants their own." — a thought for today from the 17th century (courtesy of Robert Herrick)

rockn7rock: ("Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May" by John William Waterhouse, 1909) "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time" by Robert Herrick, in the 17th century Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying; And this same flower that smiles today To-morrow will be dying.

zerowing0: --Robert Herrick (1591-1674), "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time"

deflatermaus: quoth Robert Herrick, "God strikes His Church, but 'tis to this intent, To make, not marre her, by this punishment; So where He gives the bitter Pills, be sure, 'Tis not to poyson, but to make thee pure."

michael81200311: Robert Herrick: Gather ye rosebuds while ye may,         Old Time is still a-flying:       And this same flower that smiles to-day         To-morrow will be dying.

Charles54911288: Tumble me down & I will sit Upon my ruins smiling yet; Tear me to tatters, yet I'll be Patient in my necessity. Laugh at my scraps of clothes & shun Me as a feared infection; Yet scarecrow-like I'll walk, as one Neglecting thy derision — Robert Herrick Chicago. April 2022

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faeriesxn: fair daffodils, we weep to see you haste away so soon; as yet the early-rising sun has not attain'd his noon. - to daffodils (robert herrick)

sjfbilton: I'll to thee a simnel bring, 'Gainst thou go'st a-mothering : So that when she blesseth thee, Half that blessing thou'lt give me.’ Robert Herrick (1591-1674) Happy Mother’s Day!

AltmanSiegel: Zarouhie Abdalian Joint (xiii), 2019 Mirrored hand tools 10 x 8 x 11 in Photo: Robert Divers Herrick

April2832: But thy bond slave is my heart: 'Tis but silk that bindeth thee, Knap the thread and thou art free; But 'tis otherwise with me: – I am bound and fast bound, so That from thee I cannot go; If I could, I would not so.   ROBERT HERRICK

jceasarmusic: Deep waters noiseless are; and this know … That chiding streams betray small depth below. –Robert Herrick

souloman1: IF WELL THOU HAST BEGUN,-> >GO ON;-> >IT IS THE END-> >THAT CROWNS US >NOT THE FIGHT. -Robert Herrick INJYC!!!

aliterarybot: Come, sons of summer, by whose toil We are the lords of wine and oil —Robert Herrick, 'The Hock-Cart'

welfordwrites: To Daffodils, a poem by Robert Herrick. This poem makes an interesting contrast to the much later and better-known poem by Wordsworth. Click the link!

BestQuote85: Give me a kiss, and to that kiss a score; Then to that twenty, add a hundred more: A thousand to that hundred: so kiss on, To make that thousand up a million. Treble that million, and when that is done, Let's kiss afresh, as when we first begun. -Robert Herrick -Valentine's Day

Sifill_LDF: So here we go w/the ahistorical notion that contentious SCOTUS confirmation hearings began w Robert Bork.Contentious SCOTUS hearings began consistently in 1955. What’s so magical about 1955? Brown I had been decided but not Brown II & segregationists hoped Brown could be stemmed.

sherlyholmes: Poem of the day: “To Daffodils” by Robert Herrick.

1P1me: ..Pete Conn - 8,671 times, Frank E. Herrick Jr. - 18,421 times, Eileen E. Reilly - 11,552 times, Mike Reilly - 18,421 times, Hugh Reilly - 3,268 times, Nicholas Mangiameli - 8,622 times, Shiree Herrick - 3,261 times, & Robert T. Reilly - 26,438 times. Meanwhile, Jason's work is..

persephonelixie: The poem is, To the virgin to make much of time by Robert Herrick

BenRamanauskas: Such majestic pastoral beauty. This is a bucolic idyll. This must have been what Robert Herrick had in mind when he was writing his poems! Imagine if someone ruined it by building homes for poor people!!

pythonXadds: Robert Herrick, All Things Decay and Die (a poem, from Hesperides)

urielirigaray: “Love makes the cheek and chin a sphere to dance and play in.” Robert Herrick

sirBuboi: To Keep a True Lent by Robert Herrick

Adam_Sung: “Gather ye rose-buds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying; And this same flower that smiles today, Tomorrow will be dying.” ― Robert Herrick

MelanieJaxn: Gather ye rose-buds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying; And this same flower that smiles today Tomorrow 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. -Robert Herrick

DR_G_R_Kanwal: Dr. G.R.Kanwal views: TO THE VIRGINS (A...

HarryWatson63: ‘To Daffodils’ by Robert Herrick Fair Daffodils, we weep to see You haste away so soon; As yet the early-rising sun Has not attain'd his noon....

baileygrocer: Random note/query: long before 'Buggins' turn' literature seems to have been down on the name Buggins. As early as the 17thc, Robert Herrick's 'Upon Buggins' tells us that 'Buggins is Drunke all night, all day he sleepes;/This is the Levell-coyle that Buggins keeps’.



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