First our pleasures die — and then
Our hopes, and then our fears — and when
These are dead, the debt is due,
Dust claims dust — and we die too.

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) English poet
“Death,” st. 3 (1820)
Added on 18-Mar-09 | Last updated 18-Mar-09
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