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The harlot's cry from street to street
Shall weave old England's winding sheet.
Bring me an axe and spade,
Bring me a winding-sheet;
Few, few shall part, where many meet!
The snow shall be their winding sheet,
How many paltry, foolish, painted things
That now in coaches trouble every street
"'Weave the warp and weave the woof,
The winding-sheet of Edward's race.
With plough and spade, and hoe and loom,
Trace your grave, and build your tomb,
Now Lady Maisry is gone home,
Made him a winding sheet,
A wet sheet and a flowing sea,
A wind that follows fast
Who says that fictions only and false hair
Become a verse? Is there in truth no beauty?
On the day when a young writer corrects his first proof-sheet he is as proud as a schoolboy who has just got his first dose of pox ...
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