Robert Herrick
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Born: 1591

Died: 1674 (aged 83)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Robert Herrick was a 17th century English poet. Born in Cheapside, London, he was the seventh child and fourth son of Nicholas Herrick, a prosperous goldsmith, who committed suicide when Robert was a year old.

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Common men talk bagfuls of religion but do not practise even a grain of it. The wise man speaks little, even though his whole life is religion expressed in action.

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