James and Mary Ford, eds. Every Day in the Year. 1902.
Lines upon Himself
By Robert Herrick (15911674)
Robert Herrick was an English lyrical poet. He seems to have had a just appreciation of his own style, for many of his poems have survived very much as he foretold. The exact date of his death is not known, but he was buried on Oct. 15, 1674.
THOU shalt not all die; for, while loves fire shines