Thomas Gray

(1716-1771 / London / England)

Thomas Gray Quotes

    The Curse Upon Edward

    WEAVE the warp, and weave the woof,
    The winding-sheet of Edward's race.
    Give ample room, and verge enough
    The characters of hell to trace.
    Mark the year, and mark the night,
    When Severn shall re-echo with affright
    The shrieks of death, thro' Berkley's roofs that ring,
    Shrieks of an agonizing King!
    She-wolf of France, with unrelenting fangs,