1796.2 - "Robespierre's Epitaph"

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British War Poetry in the Age of Romanticism 1793-1815, by Betty T. Bennet, Edited by Orianne Smith

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Robespierre's Epitaph
The Tomahawk (January 9, 1796)

WHO'ER thou art who passest, pray
    Don't grieve that I am dead;
For had I been alive this day,
    Thoud'st been here in my stead!

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September 2004