If, dear Anthea, my hard fate it be
To live some few sad hours after thee,
Thy sacred corse with odours I will burn
And with my laurel crown thy golden urn.
Then holding up there such religious things
As were time past, thy holy filletings,
Near to thy reverend pitcher I will fall
Down gone for grief, and end my woes withal:
So three in one small plot of ground shall lie-
Anthea, Herrick, and his poetry.