William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

Inscription For A Stone Erected At The Sowing Of A Grove Of Oaks At Chillington, Anno 1791 - Poem by William Cowper

Reader! behold a monument
That asks no sigh or tear,
Though it perpetuate the event
Of a great burial here.


Comments about Inscription For A Stone Erected At The Sowing Of A Grove Of Oaks At Chillington, Anno 1791 by William Cowper

  • Fabrizio Frosini (2/20/2016 11:17:00 AM)


    Reader! behold a monument
    That asks no sigh or tear,
    Though it perpetuate the event
    Of a great burial here.

    - ITALIAN:

    Lettore! ecco un monumento
    Che non chiede sospiri né lacrime,
    Anche se perpetua qui l'evento
    Di una grande scomparsa.
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 13, 2010



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