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Poem by Richard Garnett


On a Certain Partership


Damon, who plied the Undertakers trade,
With Doctor Crateas an agreement made.
What linens Damon from the dead could seize
He to the Doctor sent for bandages;
While the good Doctor, here no promise-breaker,
Sent all his patients to the Undertaker.

 [From the Greek.]



Richard Garnett


Richard Garnett's other poems:
  1. Written in Miles' Poets of the Century
  2. On an Inanimate Actress
  3. To an Author
  4. On an Incapable Person


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