Walter Savage Landor - Dying Speech Of An Old Philosopher - Read by Simon Russell Beale
Dying Speech Of An Old Philosopher
by Walter Savage Landor (1775-1864)
I strove with none, for none was worth my strife:
Nature I loved, and, next to Nature, Art:
I warm'd both hands before the fire of Life;
It sinks; and I am ready to depart.