August 24 marks the birthday of the seventeenth century English priest and poet Robert Herrick …
We honor the occasion with five of our favorite poems by Robert Herrick …
*** What are your favorite Robert Herrick poems ?
Riches and Poverty
Found in the book
Hesperides and Noble Numbers:
Poems by Robert Herrick
(Available as FREE Ebook)
God could have made all rich, or all men poor;
But why He did not, let me tell wherefore:
Had all been rich, where then had patience been?
Had all been poor, who had His bounty seen?
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