Robert Herrick Quote
“Attempt the end, and never stand to doubt. Nothing's so hard but search will find it out.”
Hesperides (continued) His noble numbers: or, his pious pieces (1823 edition)
“Each must in virtue strive for to excel; That man lives twice that lives the first life well.”
The Hesperides & Noble numbers (1898 edition)
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsRobert Herrick
Died: 1674 (age 83)
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.