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Ralph Waldo Emerson, comp. (1803–1882).  Parnassus: An Anthology of Poetry.  1880.
 
Epitaph from Simonides
Anonymous
 
WHERE is Timarchus gone?
  His father’s hands were round him,
And when he breathed his life away,
  The joy of youth had crowned him.
Old man! thou wilt not forget        5
  Thy lost one, when thine eye
Gazeth on the glowing cheek
  Of hope and piety.
 
 
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