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First Line: Rebellion against death, the old rebellion
Last Line: Under the planet at the evening's end.
Alternate Author Name(s): Filsinger, Ernest B., Mrs.
Subject(s): Death; Religion; Dead, The; Theology


Rebellion against death, the old rebellion
Is over; I have nothing left to fight;
Battles have always had their meed of music
But peace is quiet as a windless night.

Therefore I make no songs -- I have grown certain
Save when he comes too late, death is a friend,
A shepherd leading home his flock serenely
Under the planet at the evening's end.





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