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Sweetest music yet unplayed

Posted by Bob on May 01, 2005

In Reply to: Sweetest music yet unplayed posted by DRC on May 01, 2005

: : : Has anybody but me ever heard the phrase "sweetest music yet unplayed", as in "go to your grave with the sweetest music yet unplayed"?

: : My guess: a person who dies without experiencing all the joys of life. Falling in love, having children, doing useful work, etc.

: My guess: Someone who dies before they make the greatest accomplishment they were destined to do.

Possible source? "the strongest and sweetest songs remain yet to be sung." - Walt Whitman

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