The Hundred Best Poems (lyrical) in the English language - second series/Lay a garland on my hearse

From Wikisource
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Song from "The Maid's Tragedy."

LAY a garland on my hearse of the dismal yew;
Maidens, willow-branches bear; say I died true.
My love was false, but I was firm from my hour of birth:
Upon my buried body lie lightly, gentle earth!

Dyce's Text.