As I was so be Yee

Original Text: 
William Camden, Remaines of a Greater Worke, concerning Britaine, the Inhabitants thereof, their Languages, Names, Surnames, Empreses, Wise Speeches, Poösies, and Epitaphes (London: G. B. for Simon Waterson, 1605): 53. Yale University Library. STC 4521.
2As I am yee shall be:
3That I gaue, that I haue,
4That I spent, that I had:
5Thus I end all my cost,
6That I left, that I lost.


1] Camden identifies the epitaph as by and about "W. Lambe, a man which deserued well of the citie of London by diuerse charitable deeds." Back to Line
Publication Start Year: 
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
RPO Edition: 
RPO 2002.