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Thomas Hood

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Thomas Hood, a British humorist and poet. One of his many poems concerned grave robbing and selling of corpses to anatomists, which was a common fear of his time:

Don’t go to weep upon my grave,
And think that there I be.
They haven’t left an atom there
Of my anatomie

Thomas_Hood_-_Project_Gutenberg_eText_16786
Original engraving.

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