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Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. 1919. The Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250–1900.
  
Robert Louis Stevenson. 1850–1894
  
848. Requiem
  
UNDER the wide and starry sky 
Dig the grave and let me lie: 
Glad did I live and gladly die, 
  And I laid me down with a will. 
 
This be the verse you grave for me:         5
Here he lies where he long'd to be; 
Home is the sailor, home from sea, 
  And the hunter home from the hill. 
 
 
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