Verse > Anthologies > Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. > The Oxford Book of English Verse
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. 1919. The Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250–1900.
  
Stephen Hawes. d. 1523
  
33. An Epitaph
  
O MORTAL folk, you may behold and see 
How I lie here, sometime a mighty knight; 
The end of joy and all prosperitee 
  Is death at last, thorough his course and might: 
  After the day there cometh the dark night,         5
    For though the daye be never so long, 
    At last the bells ringeth to evensong. 
 
 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors