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First Line: Eight fathoms from me stay, unquiet seas
Last Line: No treasure -- just a heap of dust and bones.
Alternate Author Name(s): Asklepiades Of Samos
Subject(s): Graves; Tombs; Tombstones


EIGHT fathoms from me stay, unquiet seas,
And boil and bluster noisy as you please.
Rend not my tomb; there lies beneath these stones
No treasure -- just a heap of dust and bones.





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