by Robert Herrick

LET'S be jocund while we may,
All things have an ending day ;
And when once the work is done,
Fates revolve no flax they've spun.

Revolve, i.e., bring back.

Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol II.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 26.

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