Lines on his Mathematics Instructor

The one only our tear mist now can dim
The brilliant image that is left of him.
He was my master, though his spirit sped
My mind refuses to believe him dead.
Though but an echo find itself in verse,
The Cosmos answers to the name of Peirce.

This work was published before January 1, 1925, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.