Front Page Titles (by Subject) DEATH. - Posthumous Poems
DEATH. - Percy Bysshe Shelley, Posthumous Poems 
Posthumous Poems (London: John and Henry L. Hunt, 1824).
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- Death is here and death is there,
- Death is busy every where,
- All around, within, beneath,
- Above is death—and we are death.
- Death has set his mark and seal
- On all we are and all we feel,
- On all we know and all we fear,
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- 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.
- All things that we love and cherish,
- Like ourselves must fade and perish,
- Such is our rude mortal lot,
- Love itself would, did they not.