[Blueboard] ERRATUM: In your prayers...

mvilches at ateneo.edu mvilches at ateneo.edu
Mon Oct 19 13:55:55 PHT 2009


                             With deep sympathy
           the School of Humanities condoles with Danton Remoto
                Associate Professor, Department of English
                   over the passing away of his father

                            FRANCISCO O. REMOTO
                         (Saturday, 17 October 2009)
     His remains lie in state in St. Ignatius Chapel at Camp Aguinaldo,
                                Quezon City.



                              Death Be Not Proud
                                by John Donne
                                 (1572-1631)

               DEATH be not proud, though some have called thee
                  Mighty and dreadfull, for, thou art not so,
            For, those, whom thou think'st, thou dost overthrow,
              Die not, poore death, nor yet canst thou kill me.
              From rest and sleepe, which but thy pictures bee,
             Much pleasure, then from thee, much more must flow,
                  And soonest our best men with thee doe goe,
                  Rest of their bones, and soules deliverie.
          Thou art slave to Fate, Chance, kings, and desperate men,
               And dost with poyson, warre, and sicknesse dwell,
               And poppie, or charmes can make us sleepe as well,
             And better then thy stroake; why swell'st thou then;
                  One short sleepe past, wee wake eternally,
              And death shall be no more; death, thou shalt die.




MARIA LUZ C. VILCHES, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Dean, School of Humanities
Loyola Schools, Ateneo de Manila University
Loyola Heights 1108, Quezon City, Philippines
Telephone (632) 4266001, Ext. 5300, 5301
Telephone & Fax (632)4261042
http://www.ateneo.edu/soh

"Hope is the thing with feathers
  That perches in the soul,
  And sings the tune without the words,
  And never stops at all."
            -Emily Dickinson

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