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ON TWIN-SISTERS, by                    
First Line: "fair marble, tell to future days"
Last Line: That death mistook them both for one
Subject(s): Death;epitaphs;twins; "dead, The;


"Fair marble, tell to future days
That here two virgin sisters lie,
Whose life employed each tongue in praise;
Whose death gave tears to every eye.

In stature, beauty, years, and fame,
Together as they grew, they shone;
So much alike, so much the same,
That death mistook them both for one."





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