Robert Herrick


ONE asked me where the roses grew.
    I bade him not go seek,
But forthwith bade my Julia show
    A bud in either cheek.

Velazquez: The Needlewoman
Velazquez: The Needlewoman, 1640.
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
from CGFA

Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 19.

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