UPON ONE LILY, WHO MARRIED WITH A MAID
by Robert Herrick
WHAT times of sweetness this fair day foreshows,
When the lily marries with the rose !
What next is look'd for ? but we all should see
To spring from thee a sweet posterity.
Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 52.
Created by Anniina Jokinen on February 29, 2000.