Is Shakespeare Dead? Mark Twain. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1909. First edition.
"So far as any one knows and can prove, Shakespeare of Stratford wrote only one poem during his life. This one is authentic… He commanded that this work of art be engraved upon his tomb, and he was obeyed… “
Good friend for Iesus sake forbeare
To digg the dust encloased heare:
Blest be ye man yt spares thes stones
And curst be he yt moves my bones.