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Thy soul must leave its present house of clay

DMI number:
35259
First Line:
Thy soul must leave its present house of clay
Last Line:
And to an unknown somewhere wing its way
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Graveyard school
Themes:
Death, Fate / fortune / providence, and Philosophical enquiry
Related People
Author:
John Norris
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract w. variants from 'The Meditation'. Norris (1687): 30-31.
Content/Publication
Title:
Solitary walks; to which are added the consolations of religion [N24695] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.68
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Norris.
Attributed To:
John Norris
Title:
Solitary walks; to which are added the consolations of religion [T81041] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.68
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Norris.
Attributed To:
John Norris