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First Line: I loved, was loved. The puff of smoke called life
Last Line: I lie where I may dream, nor dream in vain.
Subject(s): Death; Dreams; Epitaphs; Graves; Life; Love; Dead, The; Nightmares; Tombs; Tombstones


I LOVED, was loved. The puff of smoke called Life
Could give no more. Nothing but dreams remain.
So, having given over bootless strife,
I lie where I may dream, nor dream in vain.




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