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The Teutons have been singing the swan song ever since they entered the ranks of history. They have always confounded truth with d ...
Old age cannot be cured. An epoch or a civilization cannot be prevented from breathing its last. A natural process that happens to ...
And she, after swan-like singing her last and dying song, lies beside him, her lover.
The reason is:
rats leave the sinking ship
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When the swan must fix his eye
Upon a fading gleam,
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The song is ended, but the melody lingers on.
Forgive the song that falls so low,
beneath the gratitude I owe.
To you, God the Singer, our voices we raise,
to you Song Incarnate, we give all our praise,
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Of Merlin wise I learned a song,--
Sing it low, or sing it loud,
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By measure. It was word and note,
The wind the wind had meant to be
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