Isaac Greentree (An Epitaph)
In springtime comes the gentle rain,
Soothing honey sweet breeze and sheltering sun.
Beneath these trees rising to the skies,
The planter of them, Isaac Greentree lies.
The time shall come when the trees shall fall
And Isaac Greentree rise above them all.
Based upon an epitaph found in Samuel Palmer’s “Epitaphs and Epigrams; Curious, Quaint, Amusing”
Published 1869, London.
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Composer(s): Richard HundleyBuy via Boosey & Hawkes