by Anonymous / Unidentified Author and sometimes misattributed to William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

White his shroud as the mountain snow
Language: English 
White his shroud as the mountain snow,
Larded with sweet flowers;
Which bewept to the grave did go
With true-love showers.

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These words are sung by Ophelia in Shakespeare's play Hamlet, Act IV, Scene 5, but they are probably not by Shakespeare.


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