At the piping of all hands, When the judgment-signal s spread When the islands and the lands And the seas give up their dead, And the South and North shall come; When the sinner is dismayed, And the just man is afraid, Then Heaven be thy aid, Poor Tom.
Among the many things he has requested of me to-night, this is the principal,that on his gravestone shall be this inscription.Richard Monckton Milnes (Lord Houghton): Life, Letters, and Literary Remains of John Keats. Letter to Severn, vol. ii. p. 91. [back]
Note 2. Harriet Beecher Stowe: When winds are raging oer the upper ocean. [back]