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Robert Herrick
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Like "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time," Herrick's poem "To a Gentlewoman Objecting to His Gray Hairs" (1648) explores the effects of time on physical beauty.

Herrick's poem "To Blossoms" (1648) uses symbols found in the natural world to suggest the eventual decay and death of all living things.

"Upon a Delaying Lady" (1648), another of Herrick's carpe diem poems, features a speaker urging his lady to "come away" with him before his love turns to "frost or snow."

The poem "To His Coy Mistress" (1681) by Andrew Marvell, one of Herrick's contemporaries, also presents a speaker urging a young woman to adopt the "carpe diem" mentality but in a more metaphysical way than Herrick's.

John Donne's poem "The Flea" (1633) also features a speaker trying to woo a stubborn woman; the poem is remarkable for its humorous and complex metaphysical approach to the problem.

Christopher Marlowe's immensely...

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