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(On the column to the Duke of York's memory.)

IN former times the illustrious dead were burned,
Their hearts preserved in sepulchre inurned;
This column, then, commemorates the part
Which custom makes us single out--the heart;
You ask, How by a column this is done?
I answer, 'Tis a hollow thing of stone.





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