by Robert Herrick

IF, when these lyrics, Cæsar, you shall hear,
And that Apollo shall so touch your ear
As for to make this, that, or any one,
Number your won, by free adoption ;
That verse, of all the verses here, shall be
The heir to this great realm of poetry.

Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 133.

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