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Poem by Hilaire Belloc

The Statue

When we are dead, some Hunting-boy will pass
And find a stone half-hidden in tall grass
And grey with age: but having seen that stone
(Which was your image), ride more slowly on.

Hilaire Belloc

Hilaire Belloc's other poems:
  1. The Rebel
  2. Ballade of Modest Confession
  3. On the Gift of a Book to a Child
  4. The Bison
  5. Sarah Byng, Who Could Not Read and Was Tossed into a Thorny Hedge by a Bull

Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • Clinton Scollard The Statue ("As perfect in their symmetry as thine")
  • Ella Wilcox The Statue ("A granite rock in the mountain side")

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