Daily Archives: April 19, 2016

On Being Challenged to Write an Epigram in the Manner of Herrick By Sir Walter Raleigh

To Griggs, that learned man, in many a bygone session, His kids were his delight, and physics his profession; Now Griggs, grown old and glum, and less intent on knowledge, Physics himself at home, and sends his kids to college. … Continue reading

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Life By Sir Walter Raleigh

What is our life? A play of passion, Our mirth the music of division, Our mother’s wombs the tiring-houses be, Where we are dressed for this short comedy. Heaven the judicious sharp spectator is, That sits and marks still who … Continue reading

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Song On May Morning By John Milton

Now the bright morning Star, Dayes harbinger, Comes dancing from the East, and leads with her The Flowry May, who from her green lap throws The yellow Cowslip, and the pale Primrose. Hail bounteous May that dost inspire Mirth and … Continue reading

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