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Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. 1919. The Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250–1900.
  
Robert Herrick. 1591–1674
  
272. Epitaph
upon a Child that died
  
HERE she lies, a pretty bud, 
Lately made of flesh and blood: 
Who as soon fell fast asleep 
As her little eyes did peep. 
Give her strewings, but not stir         5
The earth that lightly covers her. 
 
 
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