O eloquent, just, and mighty Death!... Thou hast drawn together all the farstretched greatness, all the pride, cruelty, and ambition of man, and covered it all over with these two narrow words, Hic jacet (here lies).

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Raleigh, Walter. The Historie of the VVorld / In Five Bookes. London: Ben Jonson, 1614, bk. 5, ch. 6.