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Epitaph to Robert and Mary Digby inscribed on a monument in Sherborne Abbey, Dorset in 1727.
Endorsed 'Epitaph on the Hon<oura>ble Mr Digby and his Sister'.
Variant from published text in several respects, including omission of lines 3-4 from published text where lines 15-16 of present text do not appear.
For suggested 1729 composition date and discussion of the variants see Ault and Butt (eds), The Poems of Alexander Pope (1954) vi, p 315.