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The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced. Every other wound we seek to heal--every other affliction to forget: but this wound we consider it a duty to keep open--this affliction we cherish and brood over in solitude.

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Source Notes: "Rural Funerals," The Sketchbook of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. (1819-20).

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