|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Saul and Jonathan|
|Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided.|
2 Samuel, Chap. i. Ver. 23.
|Happier for me, that all our hours assignd|
Together we had lived; een not in death disjoind!
Dryden.Ceyx and Alcyone.
|That death itself could not their friendship sever,|
But as they lived in love, they died together.
Cowley.The Song, Stanza 9. Spenser.Astrophel, Line 179.
|Not doomd in lingering woe to waste their breath,|
One moment snatchd them from the power of death:
They lived united, and united died;
Happy the friends whom death cannot divide.
Beattie.Epitaph on Two Young Men.
|Twas sung, how they were lovely in their lives,|
And in their death had not divided been.
Campbell.Gertrude of Wyoming, Part III. Verse 33.