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To the Virgins to Make Much of Time by Robert Herrick | Monday, July 25, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

July 25th, 2016

Episode 657 of 781 episodes

Gather ye rose-buds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying: And this same flower that smiles today, Tomorrow will be dying. The glorious lamp of heaven, the Sun, The higher he’s a-getting The sooner will his race be run, And nearer he’s to setting. That age is best which is the first, When youth... Read more »

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