Verse > Anthologies > Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. > The Oxford Book of English Verse
Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. 1919. The Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250–1900.
Robert Herrick. 1591–1674
272. Epitaph
upon a Child that died
HERE she lies, a pretty bud, 
Lately made of flesh and blood: 
Who as soon fell fast asleep 
As her little eyes did peep. 
Give her strewings, but not stir         5
The earth that lightly covers her. 
Check out our other writing samples, like our resources on Steven Spielberg Essay, Sterilization Essay, Stanley Milgram Essay.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2015 · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors · World Lit.