Can storied urn, or animated bust, Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath? Can honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or flatt'ry soothe the dull cold ear of death?
Thomas Gray (1716 - 1771)
Source: Elegy in a Country Churchyard. Stanza 11.
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