by Robert Herrick

NO wrath of men or rage of seas
Can shake a just man's purposes :
No threats of tyrants or the grim
Visage of them can alter him ;
But what he doth at first intend,
That he holds firnly to the end.

Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol II.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 14.

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