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Napoleon's Remains single work   poetry   "OH! tear him not from that hallowed spot,"
Issue Details: First known date: 1837... 1837 Napoleon's Remains
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  • Author's note: 'The French [illegible] Hercules is said to be in the harbour at Toulon, awaiting orders to proceed to St. Helena to bring to France the remains of Napoleon.' - Naval and Military Gazette
  • Epigraph: 'Stranger for Jesus' sake forbear,/To dig the dust enclosed here;/Blessed be he that spares these stones,/And curst be he that moves my bones.' SHAKESPEARE'S EPITAPH
  • 'Begs that he be allowed to rest undisturbed.' - Webby

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