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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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The Granite Monthly: A New Hampshire Magazine Devoted to History ..., Volume 42

Henry Harrison Metcalf, John Norris McClintock - New Hampshire - 1910
...group of mourners to certainly be the fit expression, the inmost speech of the heart of the departed. "Under the wide and starry sky, Dig the grave and...down with a will." "This be the verse you grave for ine: Here he lies tchere he longed to 6e; Home is the sailor, home from sea. And the hunter home from...
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The Little Book of Bohemia

Frances Rice - Bohemianism - 1910 - 62 pages
...sure that Heaven Found itself richer, knew you at the gateway, Gentleman, scholar. — Wallace Rice. Requiem Under the wide and starry sky Dig the grave...And I laid me down with a will. This be the verse that you grave for me: Here he lies where he longed TO be; Home is the sailor, home from sea, And the...
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Gravelight

Marion Zimmer Bradley - Fiction - 1998 - 352 pages
...Sign, and all the rest into being with her desire alone? Because she had to. EIGHTEEN BEYOND THE GRAVE Under the wide and starry sky Dig the grave and let...live and gladly die, And I laid me down with a will. — ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON "/ CALL UPON YOU. BROTHERS AND SISTERS OF THE ART, BY the blood we share...
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The Mark of the Scots: Their Astonishing Contributions to History, Science ...

Duncan A. Bruce - History - 1998 - 368 pages
...Stevenson, in search of better health, died at forty-four in Samoa and left this "Requiem" as an epitaph: 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 lies he where he longed to be; Home...
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The Language of Poetry

John McRae - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 156 pages
...'Requiem' section of Underwoods by Robert Louis Stevenson (Text: Poem (ix) ). Text: Poem (ix) (ix) Under the wide and starry sky Dig the grave and let me lie. Gladly did I live and gladly die, And I laid me down with a will. This be the verse you grave for me:...
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Jorge Luis Borges: Conversations

Jorge Luis Borges - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 254 pages
...Stevenson, then what can I do, it is useless. At the same time, even take such a hackneyed poem as: Under the wide and starry sky, Dig the grave and let me lie. Gladly I live, and gladly die, And I lay me down with a will. This be the verse you grave for me: Here...
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Funeral and Memorial Service Readings, Poems, and Tributes

Rachel R. Baum - Social Science - 1999 - 172 pages
...Our sunlit present, our partial sense, With deep supporting multitudes below. -Anne Ridler (1912- ) Requiem Under the wide and starry sky, Dig the grave...I laid me down with a will. This be the verse you gave for me: Here he lies where he longed to be; Home is the sailor, home from the sea, And the hunter...
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Landfalls of Paradise: Cruising Guide to the Pacific Islands

Earl R. Hinz - Travel - 1999 - 369 pages
...carries his immortal words so appropriate to the cruising sailor: Under the wide and starry sky, Dig my grave and let me lie; Glad did I live and gladly die, And I laid me down with a will. This be the last verse you grave for me; Here he lies where he longed to be; Home is the sailor, home from the...
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South Pacific Islands

Michael Brillat - Travel - 1999 - 254 pages
...rain forest. A poem that he wrote is engraved on his tombstone: Under the wide and starry sky, Dig mv grave and let me lie. Glad did I live and gladly die. And I laid me down with a wilL This he the verse you grave for me: Here he lies where he longed to he; Home is the sailor. home from the...
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Pleasure and Instinct: A Study in the Psychology of Human Action

A. H. Burlton Allen - Psychology - 1999 - 336 pages
...weariness of life which leads to acquiescence in the coming of death. Stevenson, it is true, writes : " Glad did I live and gladly die, And I laid me down with a will." But I cannot help thinking that this is something of a distorted picture of the way in which the end...
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