From the Lyrical Poems of Robert Herrick

Cover image for

Download


Author: Robert Herrick
Published: 1876
Language: English
Wordcount: 32,996 / 109 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 49
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 414
mnybks.net#: 3513
Genre: Poetry

Arranged with introduction by Francis Turner Palgrave.

Show Excerpt

None, Posthumus, could e'er decline
The doom of cruel Proserpine.

The pleasing wife, the house, the ground
Must all be left, no one plant found
To follow thee,
Save only the curst cypress-tree!
--A merry mind
Looks forward, scorns what's left behind;
Let's live, my Wickes, then, while we may,
And here enjoy our holiday.

We've seen the past best times, and these
Will ne'er return; we see the seas,
And moons to wane,
But they fill up their ebbs again;
But vanish'd man,
Like to a lily lost, ne'er can,
Ne'er can repullulate, or bring
His days to see a second spring.

But on we must, and thither tend,
Where Ancus and rich

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for From the Lyrical Poems of Robert Herrick by Robert Herrick - Free eBook

Astray in Couper

Matty Cruz Adventure Book 1
R. Marquez

When the economic downturn ends Matty Cruz’s co... Read more

Cover image for From the Lyrical Poems of Robert Herrick by Robert Herrick - Free eBook

Loose Ends

A California Corwin P. I. Mystery
David VanDyke

"Loose Ends was a great read, if you're looking... Read more

Cover image for From the Lyrical Poems of Robert Herrick by Robert Herrick - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for From the Lyrical Poems of Robert Herrick by Robert Herrick - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for From the Lyrical Poems of Robert Herrick by Robert Herrick - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for From the Lyrical Poems of Robert Herrick by Robert Herrick - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost'
by Thomas Nathaniel Orchard
Hamlet
by William Shakespeare
Jerusalem Delivered
by Torquato Tasso
Cross Roads
by Margaret E. Sangster
The Divine Comedy
by Dante Alighieri
Divine Comedy: Inferno
by Dante Alighieri
The Hundred Best English Poems
by Various Authors

See more popular titles from this genre.