The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd
Time Quotes Page 2
How we cite our quotes:
Thy gown, thy shoes, thy beds of Roses,
Thy cap, thy kirtle, and thy posies
Soon break, soon wither, soon forgotten— (13-15)
Flowers, it seems, unlike wine, don't get better with time. They get drier, and browner, and, well, dead-er.