'Then upon my soul and honour, ma'am, you'll find in a certain angle of that dreary pile, called Poets' Corner
, a few smaller names than Slum,' retorted that gentleman, tapping himself expressively on the forehead to imply that there was some slight quantity of brain behind it.
Above her nursery fireplace hung a photograph of her grandfather's tomb in Poets' Corner
, and she was told in one of those moments of grown-up confidence which are so tremendously impressive to the child's mind, that he was buried there because he was a "good and great man." Later, on an anniversary, she was taken by her mother through the fog in a hansom cab, and given a large bunch of bright, sweet-scented flowers to lay upon his tomb.
He was buried in Westminster Abbey, the first of the men of letters to be laid in the nook which has since become the Poets' Corner
Work by members of the Poets' Corner
group - who contribute the Advertiser's popular weekly column - and their counterparts at Airdrie creative writing group will now have their work on show at Coatbridge library.
I travelled to London to pay tribute to the literary legends buried and commemorated at Poets' Corner
In which historic church can Poets' Corner
I'm pleased Philip "Pip" Larkin will finally get a place at Poets' Corner
in Westminster Abbey.
FITTING Juliet Stevenson reads the poetry of Ted Hughes in Poets' corner
of Westminster Abbey last night
A memorial to Hughes is being unveiled in Poets' Corner
after a lengthy campaign for him to be honoured, with his family and leading literary figures due to attend.
The delay in honoring Williams, whose poetry stands up strongly alongside his plays (when it's not embedded in them), is no slight; a bit like the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, into which acts cannot be inducted until 25 years after their first release, the Poets' Corner
, created in 1984, memorializes scribes a quarter century after their passing.
The church's 26-year-old online editor updated the latest internet craze on her laptop as she watched the event sitting 20ft above poets' corner
in the historic Muniments room.
George Frederic Handel is buried in Poets' Corner
in Westminster Abbey; his statue shows him composing at a table with the score of Messiah open before him at the aria: "I know that my Redeemer liveth." [dagger]