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Here lies a man who was killed by lightning;
He died when his prospects seemed to be brightening.
He might have cut a flash in this world of trouble,
But the flash cut him, and he lies in the stubble.
Anonymous. From Booth, Epigrams Ancient and Modern (1863).
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