Oliver Goldsmith

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

Epitaph On Edward Purdon - Poem by Oliver Goldsmith

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.


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 7, 2010



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