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Country Graveyard

 

It is just a Country Graveyard

You can see on yonder hill,

With those snow-capped peaks above it,

So peaceful and so still. 

 

 I have sat there many evenings

And watched the sun set in the west,

It seemed that God had put it there

To guard those souls at rest.

 

It will cause a lonesome feeling

And a throbbing in your heart,

As you read over each inscription

That has caused a broken heart.

 

There is nothing more pathetic,

And none that's more sincere,

Than a simple funeral service

Preached by some pioneer.

 

For no one ever had a fault,

Just their virtues can he see,

And to hear them sing the sweet old hymn

"Nearer My God To Thee".

 

You will see no costly monuments,

But a greater one instead

Is that snow-capped peak above it,

Stands as Sentinel over our dead.

 

Author Unknown

 

 

 

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