Sydney Thompson Dobell

(1824-1874 / England)

Epitaph Ii - Poem by Sydney Thompson Dobell

On The Death of Edward Forbes

Nature, a jealous mistress, laid him low.
He woo'd and won her; and, by love made bold,
She showed him more than mortal man should know,
Then slew him lest her secret should be told.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, April 12, 2010

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