Quotation by Robert Herrick

'Tis not Apollo can, or those thrice three
Castalian sisters sing, if wanting thee.
Horace, Anacreon both had lost their fame.
Had'st thou not filled them with thy fire and flame.
Robert Herrick (1591–1674), British poet. His Farewell to Sack (l. 29–32). . .

Norton Anthology of English Literature, The, Vols. I–II. M. H. Abrams, general ed. (5th ed., 1986) W. W. Norton & Company.
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