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" And nearer he's to setting. That age is best, which is the first, When youth and blood are warmer But being spent, the worse, and worst Times still succeed the former. Then be not coy, but use your time, And while you may, go marry : For having lost but... "
Lyra Elegantiarum: A Collection of Some of the Best Specimens of Vers de ... - Page 12
edited by - 1867 - 345 pages
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Select Poems from the Hesperides: Or, Works Both Human and Divine

Robert Herrick - English poetry - 1810 - 253 pages
...my Lucia's cheek, Whose livery ye wear, Play ye at hide or seek, I'm sure to find ye there. LXXH. TO THE VIRGINS, TO MAKE MUCH OF TIME. GATHER, ye rose-buds while ye may, Old Time is still a flying ; POEM LXXII.] This is perhaps the sweetest of onr poet's lyrick effusions ; to point...
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Accepted Addresses; Or, Proemium Poetarum: To which are Added, Macbeth ...

Parodies - 1813 - 195 pages
...all such as she." TIME. ROBERT HERRICK. Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a' flying; And this same flower that smiles to-day To-morrow...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. The age is best which is the...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 8

1828
...VIRGINS, TO MAKE MUCH OF TIIEIH TIME. iGather ye rosebuds, while ye may, Old Time is still a flying, And this same flower that smiles to-day, To-morrow...glorious lamp of heaven, the Sun, The higher he's a getting, The sooner will his race be run, And nearer be'* to setting. That age is best which is the...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 5

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...HERRICK. SONG. i . ; i-ui.u the rose-buds while ye may, Old Time is still a flying ; And this sme flower that smiles to-day To-morrow will be dying. The glorious lamp of heav'n, the sun. The higher he's a getting, The sooner will his raee be run. And nearer he's to setting....
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British ..., Volume 3

New elegant extracts - 1823
...for thee. HERRICK. SONG TO THE VIRGINS. GATHER ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a flying ; And this same flower, that smiles to-day, To-morrow...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. That age is best which is the...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection from the Most Eminent ..., Volume 3

Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1823
...for thee. HERRICK. SONG TO THE VIRGINS. GATHER ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a flying ; And this same flower, that smiles to-day, To-morrow...glorious lamp of heaven, the sun, The higher he's a getting, The sooner will his race be run, That age is best which is the first, When youth and blood...
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The works of Robert Herrick [ed. by T. Maitland]. Repr, Volume 1

Robert Herrick - 1823
...cheek, (Whose livery ye weare) Play ye at hide or seeke, I'm sure to find ye there. TO THE VIRGIN'S, TO MAKE MUCH OF TIME. 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. The glorious lamp...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection from the Most Eminent ..., Volume 3

Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1823
...for thee. HERRICK. SONG TO THE VIRGINS. 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. The glprious lamp of heaven, the sun, The higher he's a getting, The sooner will his race be run, And nearer...
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The Congregational Magazine, Volume 7

Congregationalism - 1824
...thy (for. MCS CARPE DIEM. GATHTR your rose bnds while you may, Old Time is still a flying ; And that same flower that smiles to-day, To-morrow will be...dying. The glorious lamp of heaven, the Sun, The higher he is getting ; The sooner w'.ll his race be run, And nearer comes the setting. l'layf(ird"$ Introduction...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Herrick, Volume 1

Robert Herrick - Elegiac poetry, English - 1825
...Within" my Lucia's cheek, (Whose livery ye weare) Play ye at hide or seeke, I'm sure to find ye there. TO THE VIRGINS, TO MAKE MUCH OF TIME. 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. The glorious lamp...
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