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Or I shall live your epitaph to make,
Or you survive when I in earth am rotten;
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Richard Burton is now my epitaph, my cross, my title, my image. I have achieved a kind of diabolical fame. It has nothing to do wi ...
Green leaves on a dead tree is our epitaph--green leaves, dear reader, on a dead tree.
Destitution is the Muse of her genius,--Destitution and Death. I used to propose that her epitaph should be: "Here lies the angel ...
Let no man write my epitaph; for as no man who knows my motives dare now vindicate them, let not prejudice or ignorance asperse th ...
And were an epitaph to be my story
I'd have a short one ready for my own.
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Laid out for death, let thy last kindness be
With leaves and moss-work for to cover me:
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And the end of the fight is a tombstone white with the name of the late deceased,
And the epitaph drear: "A Fool lies here wh
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But since Thy loud-tongu'd Blood demands Supplies,
More from BriareusHands, than Argus Eyes,
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Wit is the epitaph of an emotion.
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