|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Nobles and heralds by your leave,|
Here lies what once was Matthew Prior;
The son of Adam and of Eve;
Can Bourbon or Nassau claim higher?
|To me twas given to die: to thee tis given|
To live. Alas! one moment sets us even.
Mark! how impartial is the will of heaven!
Prior.For his Tombstone.