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Sunday, 4 August 2019

A Death-Bed by James Aldrich

Her suff’ring ended with the day,
Yet lived she at its close,
And breathed the long, long night away,
In statue-like repose.

But when the sun, in all his state,
Illum’d the eastern skies,
She passed through Glory’s Morning-gate,
And walked in Paradise!


Date: 1841

By: James Aldrich (1810-1856)