“They are all gone into the world of light,
And I alone sit lingering here;
Their very memory is fair and bright,
And my sad thoughts doth clear.”
“They Are All Gone” Stanza 1.
Henry Vaughan [1622-1695]
Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations.
Published by Little, Brown and Company 1955. Page 272.
To read the full poem: Poetry Foundation.