Henry Aldrich

English theologian, philosopher, architect, and poet

Henry Aldrich (1647 – 14 December 1710) was an English theologian and philosopher. He composed several epigrams.

Henry Aldrich


  • If all be true that I do think,
    There are five reasons we should drink:
    Good wine, a friend, or being dry,
    Or lest we should be by and by,
    Or any other reason why.
    • Oxford Book of Seventeenth Century Verse, H. J. C. Grierson and G. Bullough, eds. (1934) Oxford University Press.

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