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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ed. Poems of Places: An Anthology in 31 Volumes.
England: Vols. I–IV. 1876–79.


Shakespeare’s Epitaph

By William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

GOOD frend, for Jesvs’ sake forbeare

To digg the dvst enclosed heare.

Bleste be ye man yt spares these stones,

And cvrst be he yt moves my bones.