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William Stanley Braithwaite, ed. The Book of Elizabethan Verse. 1907.

To His Paternal Country

Robert Herrick (1591–1674)

O EARTH! earth! earth! hear thou my voice, and be

Loving, and gentle for to cover me;

Banish’d from thee I live: ne’er to return,

Unless thou giv’st my small remains an urn.