1] The Latin phrase in the poem's title is frequently engraved on gravestones and means "Rest in peace."
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of English, University of Toronto.
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Original text: A Patch of Pansies (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1894): 49. Microtext Reading Room CIHM no. 29307. Robarts Library
First publication date: 1894
RPO poem editor: Ian Lancashire
RP edition: RPO 2000.
Recent editing: 2:2002/3/20
Other poems by Edmund Vance Cooke