Quotation by Robert Herrick

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.
Robert Herrick (1591–1674), British poet, clergyman. repr. In The Poems of Robert Herrick, ed. L.C. Martin (1956). To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time, st. 1, Hesperides (1648).
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