Thomas Gray

(1716-1771 / London / England)

If I Should Die - Poem by Thomas Gray

If I should die and leave you
Be not like the others, quick undone
Who keep long vigils by the silent
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Topic(s) of this poem: death


Comments about If I Should Die by Thomas Gray

  • Drtony Brahmin (5/24/2019 5:25:00 AM)

    turn to life and smile
    Nerving thy heart and trembling
    hand to comfort weaker souls than thee. very great advice. thank u dear poet for your greatness to write this. tony
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  • (5/16/2018 5:29:00 PM)

    I found a slip of paper I had written part of this poem on a very long time ago. Some of the words were wrongI have only today after a long search fpund what I had been looking for, so now I can add it to a notebook in which I have written a number of my favourites.. (Report)Reply

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  • (5/13/2018 11:04:00 PM)

    It appears this poem by Gray was loosely plagiarized by a version written by Mary Hall, an American jurist. (Report)Reply

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  • Amar Agarwala (1/20/2016 11:58:00 AM)

    Thomas Gray is incredible... his 'Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard' is the most incredible piece of work I have ever read. (Report)Reply

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  • Thabani Khumalo (6/16/2015 9:15:00 AM)

    I have a vision to write like this, only if god would bless me enough to.12 (Report)Reply

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  • (4/29/2015 9:31:00 AM)

    this poem is awesome and I like it very greatly (Report)Reply

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