Treasure Island

Henry Austin Dobson

(18 January 1840 – 2 September 1921 / Plymouth)


  • ''Time goes, you say? Ah, no!
    Alas, Time stays, we go.''
    Henry Austin Dobson (1840-1921), British poet, author. "The Paradox of Time," st. 1, Proverbs in Porcelain (1877).
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In After Days


IN after days when grasses high
O'er-top the stone where I shall lie,
   Though ill or well the world adjust
   My slender claim to honour'd dust,
I shall not question nor reply.

I shall not see the morning sky;

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