William Shakespeare

(26 April 1564 - 23 April 1616 / Warwickshire)

William Shakespeare Epitaph - Poem by William Shakespeare

Good frend for Iesvs sake forebeare,
To digg the dvst encloased heare.
Bleste be Middle English the.svg man Middle English that.svg spares thes stones,
And cvrst be he Middle English that.svg moves my bones.

In modern spelling:

Good friend for Jesus sake forbear,
To dig the dust enclosed here.
Blessed be the man that spares these stones,
And cursed be he that moves my bones.

Topic(s) of this poem: death, grave, poet

Form: Epitaph


Comments about William Shakespeare Epitaph by William Shakespeare

  • (1/3/2016 8:10:00 PM)


    .........an excellent write...I'm very pleased to see this penned in modern language ★ (Report) Reply

    3 person liked.
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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (10/20/2015 1:22:00 AM)


    Superb, no comparison when it comes to sonnet, Epitaph and play writing.... (Report) Reply

  • Rahman Henry (10/20/2015 1:21:00 AM)


    Wonderful Epitaph by William Shakespeare for himself! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, October 20, 2015



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