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The Dean's Epitaph

The Dean's Epitaph.

[Swift was buried beside Esther Johnson (Stella) in his own Cathedral, St. Patrick's, Dublin. His epitaph was written by himself.]

HIC DEPOSITUM EST CORPUS

JONATHAN SWIFT, S.T.P.

HUJUS ECCLESIÆ CATHEDRALIS

DECAXI.

UBI SÆVA INDIGNATIO

COR ULTERIUS LACERARE NEQUIT.

ABI VIATOR,
ET IMITARE SI POTERIS,

STRENUUM PRO VIRILI LIBERTATIS VINDICEM.

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