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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,  
Hes laying her dust, for fear of its rising.



Thomas Hood


Thomas Hood's other poems:
  1. The Boy at the Nore
  2. Stanzas (Is there a bitter pang for love removed)
  3. Ballad (She's up and gone, the graceless girl)
  4. The Plea of the Midsummer Fairies
  5. Written in Keats' Endymion


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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