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O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?
Since the last one in a graveyard is believed to be the next one fated to die, funerals often end in a mad scramble.
He with cowslips pale,
Primrose, and purple lychnis, decked the green
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Mortality, behold, and fear,
What a change of flesh is here!
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Personally I have no bone to pick with graveyards, I take the air there willingly, perhaps more willingly than elsewhere, when tak ...
Bring me an axe and spade,
Bring me a winding-sheet;
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She saw the couches of the dead, and where the fibrous root
Of every heart on earth infixes deep its restless twists:
But he whose name is graved in the white stone
Shall last and shine when all of these are gone.
If I should die, think only this of me:
That there's some corner of a foreign field
That is for ever England.
Posterity will ne'er survey
A nobler grave than this:
Here lie the bones of Castlereagh:
Stop, traveller, and piss.
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