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William Stanley Braithwaite, ed. The Book of Elizabethan Verse. 1907.


Robert Herrick (1591–1674)

CHERRY-RIPE, ripe, ripe, I cry,

Full and fair ones; come and buy.

If so be you ask me where

They do grow, I answer: There

Where my Julia’s lips do smile;

There’s the land, or cherry-isle,

Whose plantations fully show

All the year where cherries grow.