Euripides says,—Who knows but that this life is really death,And whether death is not what men call life?
England! awake! awake! awake!Jerusalem thy sister calls!Why wilt thou sleep the sleep of deathAnd close her from thy ancient walls?william blake
There was silence deep as death,And the boldest held his breath,For a time.thomas campbell
Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrate hope severer than despair.william cowper
Webster was much possessed by deathAnd saw the skull beneath the skin.john webster