His fondness for scribbling in the margins of books may, or may not, be considered as further evidence of a respect for literature. We may conclude, therefore, that they represent an earlier version of the poem, subsequently revised by Herrick before the issue of Hesperides.
The balmy zephyrs, hovering o'er the fair, On their soft wings the vocal accents bear; Thro' Sunbury's low vale the strains rebound, Ev'n neighbouring Chertsey hears the chearful sound, And wondering sees her Cowley's laurel'd shade Transported listen to the tuneful maid.
Another gasps With strongest agony, while life declines From recent amputation.
No fabled Nine inspire The song which Taste and Science bend to hear: It knocked her flat! He died in Farther on we have the rather pretty variant: Popehas rescued her sex's cause from the aspersions cast on them by that satyrist in his essay on the characters of women. A piece then of a higher text; For to beget In me a more transcendent heat Than that insinuating fire Which crept into each reverend Sire, Printed in Witts Recreations,where it is entitled To Julia.
Of the seven stanzas subsequently omitted several are of great beauty. After the rare arch-poet, Jonson, died.
Pars obscura cavis celebrabant orgia cistis, Orgia, quae frustra cupiunt audire profani. Obviously written at the time of his ejection from his living. His poetry his pillar. Malus est minister regii imperii pudor.
Indignor quandoque bonus dormitat Homerus. Plutarch, De Iside et Osiride, Didst thou not trill thy softest lay, And with thy woes my sorrows blend?
This John Warr is probably the same as the "honoured friend, Mr. Her pretty feet, etc. Is it the nightingale, or  Delia's note? Herrick, therefore, seems to have blundered in the Christian name. This is the horn and hound and horse That oft the lated peasant hears; Appalled he signs the frequent cross, When the wild din invades his ears.
So female charms and manly virtues grace, By her example form'd, her blooming race, And, fram'd alike to please our ears and eyes, There new Cornelias and new Gracchi rife. The poem is full of such reminiscences: Upon her cheeks she wept, and from those showers Sprang up a sweet nativity of flowers.
Hazlitt quotes an early MS. That man lives twice. Returning now to Thames's flow'ry side, See how his waves in still attention glide!
When we respond to poetry we engage a part of our being that is more primitive and in some way purer than the consciousness available minute by minute to our busy left-side brain. Noli huic tranquillitati confidere: He subsequently printed privately a volume of poems, called Otia Sacra, which has been re-edited by Dr.
Die thou canst not all. For the sentiments contained in it, he deems any apology superfluous.
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