|Content Description||Text consists of 16 lines. Final four lines are said to be by Mason's close friend, the poet Thomas Gray.|
Epitaph written in memory of Mason's wife Mary (d 1767 of consumption), and set up in Bristol Cathedral.
|Publication Note||Gentleman's Magazine, lxiv, 7 January 1794 & W. Mason, Works (London, 1811) vol i, p 137 & I.A. Williams, Shorter Poems of the 18th Century (London, 1923) p 359|