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Come away, come away, death,
And in sad cypress let me be laid.
One story recounts that a Tennessean, after a single day in the then almost impenetrable tangle of cypress, briars, and canebreaks ...
And the ambitious vine
Crowns with his purple mass
The sedge has wither'd from the lake,
And no birds sing.
It was a green world,
Unchanging holly with the curled
For I thought of her grave below the hill,
Which the sentinel cypress tree stands over,
Come pensive Nun, devout and pure,
Sober, steadfast, and demure,
When I am dead, my dearest, Sing no sad songs for me;
Plant thou no roses at my head, Nor shady cypress tree:
We follow where the Swamp Fox guides,
His friends and merry men are we;
Now sleeps the crimson petal, now the white;
Nor waves the cypress in the palace walk;
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