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Corinna's Going A-Maying

Corinna's Going A-Maying


by Robert Herrick

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

Herrick also wrote this poetic gem, entitled "Her Legs":

Fain would I kiss my Julia's dainty leg,
Which is as white and hairless as an egg.

Self-absorbed? Herrick wrote fourteen different poems called "On Himself" or "Upon Himself," mostly lamenting his separation from London. Who wants the countryside when you could be watching Wicked every night, right?

Although Herrick never said "I do" for realsies, 158 of his poems are addressed to 14 different mistresses. Ooh la la! (Source.)

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