by Robert Herrick

LAID out for dead, let thy last kindness be
With leaves and moss-work for to cover me :
And while the wood-nymphs my cold corse inter,
Sing thou my dirge, sweet-warbling chorister!
For epitaph, in foliage, next write this :
Here, here the tomb of Robin Herrick is.

Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 20-21.

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