TO THE YEW AND CYPRESS TO GRACE HIS|
by Robert Herrick
BOTH you two have
Relation to the grave :
The funeral-trump sounds, you are there
I shall be made,
Ere long, a fleeting shade :
And do some honour to my tomb.
Do not deny
My last request ; for I
Thankful to you, or friends for me.
Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 138.
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