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First Line: Art thou a widow? Then, my friend
Last Line: Dust of thy loved one rest near by!
Alternate Author Name(s): Ramal, Walter; De La Mare, Walter
Subject(s): Epitaphs; Widows & Widowers


Art thou a widow? Then, my Friend,
By this my tomb a moment spend,
To breathe a prayer o'er these cold stones
Which house-room give to weary bones.
And may God grant, when thou so lie,
Dust of thy loved one rest near by!





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