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Her gorgeous death-bed! her rich pyre
Burnt up with aromatic fire!
'Tis on the living Envy feeds. She silent grows
When, after death, man's honor is his guard.
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It is like watching a nation busily engaged in heaping up its own funeral pyre.... As I look ahead, I am filled with foreboding. L ...
Now they heap the funeral pyre,
And the torch of death they light;
Ah! 'tis hard to die by fire!
Play the man, Master Ridley; we shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.
Now I will believe
That there are unicorns; that in Arabia
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