by Robert Herrick

I FEAR no earthly powers,
But care for crowns of flowers ;
And love to have my beard
With wine and oil besmear'd.
This day I'll drown all sorrow :
Who knows to live to-morrow ?

Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 78.

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