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Robert Herrick

English poet and cleric (1591–1674)

1591   -   1674

country of citizenship: Kingdom of England
native language: English
language of expression: English
educated at: Trinity Hall, Westminster School, St John's College
occupation: poet, writer

Robert Herrick (baptised 24 August 1591 – buried 15 October 1674) was a 17th-century English lyric poet and cleric. He is best known for Hesperides, a book of poems. This includes the carpe diem poem "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time", with the first line "Gather ye rosebuds while ye may".
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Hesperides

1648 collection by Robert Herrick

author: Robert Herrick

1648

The Night-piece, to Julia

poem by Robert Herrick

author: Robert Herrick

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