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First Line: The gloom of death is on the raven's wing
Last Line: The raven dies.
Alternate Author Name(s): Nicarchos
Variant Title(s): The Singer;variations Of Greek Themes: 3. The Raven
Subject(s): Death; Singing & Singers; Dead, The; Songs

THE gloom of death is on the raven's wing,
The song of death is in the raven's cries:
But when Demophilus begins to sing,
The raven dies.

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