The body is the soul's poor house or home, whose ribs the laths are and whose flesh the loam.
More Quotes from Robert Herrick:Know when to speak - for many times it brings danger, to give the best advice to kings.
Bid me to love, and I will give a loving heart to thee.
Thou art to all lost love the best,
The only true plant found,
Wherewith young men and maids distrest
And left of love, are crown'd.
Bid me to live, and I will live Thy Protestant to be Or bid me love, and I will give A loving heart to thee. A heart as soft, a heart as kind, A heart as sound and free, As in the whole world thou canst find, That heart Ill give to thee.
Who covets more is evermore a slave.
Cherry ripe, ripe, ripe, I cry Full and fair ones come and buy If so be, you ask me where They do grow I answer there, Where my Julia's lips do smile There's the land, or cherry-isle.
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Awards are wonderful. I've been nominated many times and I've won many awards. But my journey is not towards that. If it happens it will be a blast. If it doesn't, it's still been a blast.
Don't corral me, and I'll always come home. Just let me go out and play during the day.