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Here continueth to rot

DMI number:
13472
First Line:
Here continueth to rot
Last Line:
Of how small estimation is exorbitant wealth in the sight of god by his bestowing it on the most unworthy of all mortals
Poem Genre / Form:
Blank verse, Mock epitaph, and Satire
Themes:
Death, Scandal / fame / notoriety, and Virtue / vice
Related People
Author:
John Arbuthnot
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
ODNB entry for Francis Charteris mentions this epitaph (doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/5175).
Dedicatee:
Francis [Francis Chartres] Charteris
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
A Supplement to Dr. Swift's and Mr. Pope's Works [ECCO] [T48930]
Page No(s):
p.315
Poem Title:
Epitaph.
Attribution:
Dr. Arbuthnot [contents page]
Attributed To:
John Arbuthnot
Title:
Miscellanies. The last volume [ECCO] [T202849]
Page No(s):
pp.52-54
Poem Title:
Epitaph.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Miscellanies. The last volume [ECCO] [T229756]
Page No(s):
pp.[37]-38
Poem Title:
Epitaph.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The art of poetry on a new plan [vol I] [ESTC T56146] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.67
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Arbuthnot
Attributed To:
John Arbuthnot