Funeral Poems, Readings, Music, Quotations & Thoughts

A Quantock Poem

The English poet Henry Newbolt loved Somerset and the Quantock Hills where he had a house at Aisholt. He lived there from 1927 and referred to Aisholt as 'that beloved valley' He wrote the following little-known short elegy titled "Mors Janua" Pilgrim, no shrine is here, no prison, no inn: Thy fear and thy belief alike are fond: Death is a gate, [...] Read more