Robert Herrick

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Robert Herrick and Andrew Marvell are both well know seventeenth century poets. Herrick' s "to the Virgins to Make Much of Time" and Marvell' s "To his Coy Mistress" have basically the same themes which are that one should not waste time, one should not be coy, and one should not yearn for a different age. We should appreciate every moment we have because we only live once. In the poem "To the Virgins, to …

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…common such as their central ideas of Not wasting time, not being coy, and not looking ahead or back at another time. Both authors expressed the idea that time is valuable and is must not be wasted in any way because we never know when its going to end. As Yani, a famous musician, once said, "Life is precious, all of life, and one must try to take in as much of it as possible."