Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, EPITAPH ON CHARLES II, by JOHN WILMOT

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First Line: Here lies our sovereign lord the king
Last Line: Nor ever did a wise one.
Alternate Author Name(s): Rochester, 2d Earl Of
Variant Title(s): King Charles Ii;on Charles Ii
Subject(s): Charles Ii, King Of England (1630-1685); Epitaphs

HERE lies our Sovereign Lord the King,
Whose word no man relies on,
Who never said a foolish thing,
Nor ever did a wise one.

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