Quotation by Robert Herrick

Now is the time for mirth,
Nor cheek or tongue be dumb;
For with the flowery earth
The golden pomp is come.
Robert Herrick (1591–1674), British poet. To Live Merrily, and to Trust to Good Verses (l. 1–4). . .

Oxford Book of Seventeenth Century Verse, The. H. J. C. Grierson and G. Bullough, eds. (1934) Oxford University Press.
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