TO HIS TOMB-MAKER
by Robert Herrick
GO I must ; when I am gone,
Write but this upon my stone :
Chaste I lived, without a wife,
That's the story of my life.
Strewings need none, every flower
Is in this word, bachelour.
Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 250.