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    Thy have vanished nameless


    I would like to ask somebody to explain to me what thy have vanished nameless means. Could the author mean something like, you meant nothing, you died without achieving nothing in your life?

    Hark to the echo of Time’s footsteps; gone
    Thise moments are into the unseen grave
    Of ages. Thy have vanished nameless. None,
    While they are deep under the eddying wave
    Of the chaotic past, shall placea stone
    Sacred to these, the nurses of the brave,
    The mighty, and the good.

    Thoma Lovell Beddoes, A Clock Striking Midnight, 183?
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    Re: Thy have vanished nameless

    I'm sure it should be "They".
    "Invading armies have no rights." Noam Chomsky

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