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First Line: The bustle in a house
Last Line: Until eternity.
Subject(s): Death; Mourning; Dead, The; Bereavement

The bustle in a house
The morning after death
Is solemnest of industries
Enacted upon earth, --
The sweeping up the heart,
And putting love away
We shall not want to use again
Until eternity.

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