To The Virgins, To Make Much of Time

Publication Date: July 20, 2011

Chapter: English Literature in the Early Seventeenth Century

This is probably Herrick's most famous lyric. If nothing else, I've heard it on TV a couple of times. I think-

Wait, I've been supposed to be gathering rosebuds this entire time No wonder I'm 28 and still single! There's not a rosebud for miles here in Phoenix! Damn you, nature!

Author: Robert Herrick • Year: 1648 • Info: Luminarium

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