Treasure Island

Oliver Goldsmith

(10 November 1730 – 4 April 1774 / County Longford / Ireland)

Epitaph On Edward Purdon


HERE lies poor Ned Purdon, from misery freed,
Who long was a bookseller's hack;
He led such a damnable life in this world, --
I don't think he'll wish to come back.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 07, 2010

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