Cite This Page
To Go
I Am
I Am
by John Clare

I Am Death Quotes Page 3

Page (3 of 3) Quotes:   1    2    3  
How we cite the quotes:
Quote #7

And sleep as I in childhood sweetly slept,
Untroubling, and untroubled where I lie,
The grass below—above the vaulted sky. (16-18)

Death is compared to a sleep in these lines. This makes death seem pleasant, peaceful, and relaxing. The speaker's life is composed of "scorn and noise," so this might actually be a good thing.

Next Page: Abandonment Quotes
Previous Page: Death Quotes (2 of 3)

Need help with College?