winding sheet quotes

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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;
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Few, few shall part, where many meet!
The snow shall be their winding sheet,
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How many paltry, foolish, painted things
That now in coaches trouble every street
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"'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,
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Now Lady Maisry is gone home,
Made him a winding sheet,
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A wet sheet and a flowing sea,
A wind that follows fast
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Who says that fictions only and false hair
Become a verse? Is there in truth no beauty?
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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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