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First Line: Here let us leave him; for his shroud the
Last Line: Translated unaware.
Alternate Author Name(s): Myers, Frederic
Subject(s): Death; Graves; Grindelwald, Switzerland; Dead, The; Tombs; Tombstones


Here let us leave him; for his shroud the snow,
For funeral-lamps he has the planets seven,
For a great sign the icy stair shall go
Between the heights to heaven.
One moment stood he as the angels stand,
High in the stainless eminence of air;
The next, he was not, to his fatherland
Translated unaware.




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