Epitaph of a Stinking Poet.
by Edward, Lord Herbert of Chirbury
Here stinks a Poet, I confess,
Yet wanting breath stinks so much less.
Transcribed and coded by Anniina Jokinen from the Scolar Press
Facsimile of Occasional Verses of Edward Lord Herbert (1665)
Bodleian Library. Shelf-mark: Bliss. A.98. Wing H1508.
Transcription and code copyright ©2002 Anniina Jokinen.