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  • It also suggests, albeit discreetly, how smart he was: You'll find in its unpretentiously written pages references to the likes of Max Beerbohm, John Dowland, Robert Herrick, Martin Luther, H.L.

    Head of the Nice Guys Club

  • Across the centuries, they have been stitched into our Britishness as the stuff of folklore, poetry, song – from Robert Herrick's account of Corinna going a-Maying to the belief that eating primroses would allow a person to see fairies, via Shakespeare's talk in Hamlet of "A violet in the youth of primy nature,/ Forward, not permanent, sweet, not lasting,/ The perfume and suppliance of a minute."

    The power of spring flowers

  • Charles I, aside from a disastrous attempt to relieve the besieged Huguenots of La Rochelle from French forces in 1627 (a foray in which Suckling and fellow poet Robert Herrick took part), had a noninterventionist policy regarding the Thirty Years' War (1618-48) in Europe.

    Pens at the Ready

  • "People aren't paying close attention like they should," said Robert Herrick, an industrial hygiene expert at the Harvard School of Public Health.

    Oil Spill Stirs Study, Debate Over Health Impacts

  • This little poem by Robert Herrick speaks to many people at once; everyone likes a bit of good luck to alight on their roof.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • It brings to mind the old poem about gathering rosebuds while ye may, and it applies to everyone: “To the Virgins, to make much of Time,” by Robert Herrick.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Yes, it is the most awaited ‘To The Virgins, To Make Much of Time’ by Robert Herrick which I find dragging and dreary.

    Poetry and the Senses

  • It brings to mind the old poem about gathering rosebuds while ye may, and it applies to everyone: “To the Virgins, to make much of Time,” by Robert Herrick.

    Picnic - 1955

  • Great Regulars: Sweet-minded, mirthful, and sensuous 17th-century poet Robert Herrick (1591-1674) composed a Christmas carol (originally for soloists and chorus) that invokes spring instead of winter.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • Great Regulars: Sweet-minded, mirthful, and sensuous 17th-century poet Robert Herrick (1591-1674) composed a Christmas carol (originally for soloists and chorus) that invokes spring instead of winter.

    Great Regulars: Sweet-minded, mirthful, and sensuous 17th-century

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