"Gather ye rosebuds while ye may. Old time it is a-flying." Robert Herrick (baptised 24 August 1591 – buried 15 October 1674)was a 17th-century English lyric poet and cleric. He is best known for Hesperides, a book of poems. This includes the carpe diem poem "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time", with the first line "Gather ye rosebuds while ye may".
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