Fall of a Wall

From Wikisource
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Fall of a Wall
by John Donne

Under an undermin'd, and shot-bruis'd wall
A too-bold Captaine perish'd by the fall,
Whose brave misfortune, happiest men envi'd,
That had a towne for tombe, his bones to hide.

This work was published before January 1, 1926, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.