'Gabriel Grub's Song'

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From The Pickwick Papers issue 10, ch. 29 (December 1836).

Creator

Dickens, Charles

Source

The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. Issue 10, Chapter 29 (December 1836), p. 300. UVic Libraries, https://vault.library.uvic.ca/concern/file_sets/bf08b770-6776-47b5-be67-433295ac4b4a?locale=en.

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Chapman and Hall

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UVic Libraries, Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial, https://creativecommons.org/lice nses/by-nc/4.0/.

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Bibliographic Citation

Dickens, Charles. 'The Ivy Green' from The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. Issue 10, Chapter 29 (December 1836), p. 300. Dickens Search. Eds. Emily Bell and Lydia Craig. Accessed [date]. https://dickenssearch.com/verse/1836-12-Pickwick_Papers_Gabriel_Grubs_Song.

Transcription

Brave lodgings for one, brave lodgings for one,

A few feet of cold earth, when life is done;

A stone at the head, a stone at the feet,

A rich, juicy meal for the worms to eat;

Rank grass over head, and damp clay around,

Brave lodgings for one, these, in holy ground!

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Dickens, Charles, “'Gabriel Grub's Song',” Dickens Search, accessed March 27, 2023, https://dickenssearch.com/verse/1836-12-Pickwick_Papers_Gabriel_Grubs_Song.

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