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Poem by Thomas Hood


Epigram


After such years of dissension and strife, 
Some wonder that Peter should weep for his wife: 
But his tears on her grave are nothing surprising, Ц 
HeТs laying her dust, for fear of its rising.



Thomas Hood


Thomas Hood's other poems:
  1. The Boy at the Nore
  2. The Two Peacocks of Bedfont
  3. Stanzas (Is there a bitter pang for love removed)
  4. The Two Swans
  5. Ode on a Distant Prospect of Clapham Academy


Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • George Byron Epigram ("In digging up your bones, Tom Paine") January 2, 1820
  • William Blake Epigram ("You say their Pictures well Painted be")
  • Ernest Dowson Epigram ("Because I am idolatrous and have besought")

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