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Etching of a crowned skeleton with three arrows, 1806

“Thy shaft flew thrice; and thrice my peace was slain;/ And thrice, ere thrice yon moon had fill’d her horn.”  From “Night” 1st. line 212.  (The author is unknown to me.)

V0007583 A crowned skeleton with three arrows. Etching, 1806.
V0007583 A crowned skeleton with three arrows. Etching, 1806. Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images images@wellcome.ac.uk http://wellcomeimages.org A crowned skeleton with three arrows. Etching, 1806. 1806 Published: 1 September 1806 Copyrighted work available under Creative Commons Attribution only licence CC BY 4.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/