by Robert Herrick

LET us now take time and play,
Love, and live here while we may ;
Drink rich wine, and make good cheer,
While we have our being here ;
For once dead and laid i' th' grave,
No return from thence we have.

Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol II.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 46.

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