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" REQUIEM UNDER the wide and starry sky, Dig the grave and let me lie. Glad did I live and gladly die, And I laid me down with a will. This be the verse you grave for me: Here he lies where he longed to be; Home is the sailor, home from sea, And the hunter... "
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by Robert Louis Stevenson - 1896
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When the Wild Calls

Jack Kulpa - Sports & Recreation - 2004 - 220 pages
...sportsman, but his poem, "Requiem," could be an epitaph for every man who lives and loves the outdoor life: Under the wide and starry sky Dig the grave and let...the verse you grave for me: Here he lies where he long'd to be; Home is the sailor, home from the sea, And the hunter home from the hill. THIRTY-TWO...
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The Making of Henry

Howard Jacobson - Fiction - 2007 - 352 pages
...a small amount of Robert Louis Stevenson memorabilia: 'Requiem' in a chipped brown frame Under die wide and starry sky, Dig the grave and let me lie....live and gladly die. And I laid me down with a will. - and a photograph of the grave itself, the famous sepulchre built, as the author had requested, atop...
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Everyday Matters: A Love Story

Nardi Reeder Campion - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 233 pages
...thistle. We sat down on a bench. In a husky voice Tom recited from memory the verse "graved" on the tomb: Under the wide and starry sky, Dig the grave and let me lie. Glad did I live, and gladly die, And I lay me down with a will. . . This be the verse you grave for me; Here he lies where he longed to be;...
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Moon Handbooks South Pacific

David Stanley - Travel - 2004 - 1136 pages
...around Apia. It's utterly still — a peaceful, poignant, lonely place. Stevenson's requiem reads: Under the wide and starry sky, Dig the grave and let me lie. Glad did J live and gladly die, And I laid me down with a will This be the verse you grave for me: Here he lies...
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Living the Dream: Sailing the South Pacific and Southeast Asia

Vern and Connie Madison - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 388 pages
...alone, to think our own thoughts. I was inspired to memorize Stevenson's poetic epitaph, which read: Under the wide and starry sky, Dig the grave and let me lie. Glad did I live and gladly die, And I lay me down with a will. This be the verse that you grave for me: Here he lies where he longed to be;...
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The Missing Madonna: A Sister Mary Helen Mystery

Sister Carol Anne O'Marie - Fiction - 2007 - 272 pages
...Relaxing, she drank in die warmth. Above her was sky. What were those lines from Robert Louis Stevenson? "Under the wide and starry sky, Dig the grave and let me lie." Such a morbid thought! She shivered. Didn't Eileen have a saying about a shiver meaning someone was...
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Camouflage

Joe W. Haldeman - Fiction - 2005 - 289 pages
...and Fanny were buried. On his stone, the familiar inscription: Under the wide and starry sky, Dig my grave and let me lie; Glad did I live and gladly die, And 1 lay me down with a will. This be the verse you grave for me; "Here he lies where he longed to be;...
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Reluctant Genius: Alexander Graham Bell and the Passion for Invention

Charlotte Gray - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 466 pages
..."Bringing in the Sheaves." Next, a local Cape Breton girl sang the first verse of Robert Louis Stevenson's "Requiem": Under the wide and starry sky, Dig the...live and gladly die, And I laid me down with a will. Home is the sailor, home from sea, And the hunter home from the hill. She was followed, at Mabel's...
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An Inland Voyage, Including Travels with a Donkey

Robert Louis Stevenson - Travel - 2006 - 360 pages
...to embrace life like a lover." This it is in him which gives voice to the finest melody he uttered : Under the wide and starry sky, Dig the grave and let...did I live and gladly die, And I laid me down with a wiH, This be the verse you grave for me : Here he lies inhere he longed to be; Some is the sailor,...
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Liberties Lost: The Endangered Legacy of the ACLU

Woody Klein, Roger Nash Baldwin - History - 2006 - 286 pages
...vibrant voice repeated faultlessly from memory a verse by Robert Louis Stevenson that he cherished: Under the wide and starry sky Dig the grave and let me lie. Glad did I live and gladly die, And I lay me down with a will. This be the verse you gave for me: Here he lies where he longed to be; Home...
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