Upon Parson Beanes

Original Text: 
Robert Herrick, Hesperides (London: for John Williams and F. Eglesfield to be sold by Thomas Hunt, 1648). Facs. edn. (Menston: Scolar, 1969). PR 3512 H4 1648A Robarts Library.
1Old Parson Beanes hunts six days of the week,
2And on the seventh, he has his notes to seek.
3Six days he hollows so much breath away
4That on the seventh he can nor preach or pray.
Publication Start Year: 
1648
RPO poem Editors: 
N. J. Endicott
RPO Edition: 
2RP 1.309.
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