Prayer of Sir Walter Raleigh (Just Before His Execution)

Give me my scallop shell of of quiet,

My staff of faith to walk upon,

My scrip of joy, immortal diet,

My bottle of salvation,

My gown of glory, hope’s true gauge,

And thus I’ll take my pilgrimage.

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