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As those we love decay we die in part

DMI number:
25104
First Line:
As those we love decay we die in part
Last Line:
Till dying all he can resign is breath
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Epigram
Themes:
Death, Friendship, and Illness, injury
Related People
Author:
James Thomson
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from On the death of Mr. William Aikman, the painter ('Oh could I draw my friend thy genuine mind'). Sambrook (1986): 288-290.
Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of select epigrams in which are many originals never before printed by the most eminent hands [T124651]
Page No(s):
pp.123-124
Poem Title:
CCCCXXIII. Verses occasioned by Mr. Aikman's Death.
Attribution:
James Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
Title:
A new select collection of epitaphs [vol I] [T136904] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.205
Poem Title:
On William Mallor.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed