GABRIEL GRUB'S SONG
by: Charles Dickens (1812-1870)
- RAVE lodgings for one, brave lodgings
- A few feet of cold earth, when life is done;
- A stone at the head, a stone at the feet;
- A rich, juicy meal for the worms to eat;
- Rank grass overhead, and damp clay around,
- Brave lodging for one, these, in holy ground!
POEMS BY CHARLES DICKENS
"Gabriel Grub's Song"
is reprinted from The Poems and Verse of Charles Dickens.
Ed. F.G. Kitton. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1903.