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Imperial State Crown, orb and sceptre removed from Queen Elizabeth 11's coffin
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Pipe Major Paul Burns, performed a fitting lament at the end of the queen's funeral.
The song he played was "Sleep, dearie, sleep." Its lyrics, via Musicxmatch, are a simple exhortation for the hearer to take some long-needed rest. Transliterated from a Scottish brogue, the lyrics read, "Sodger, lie doon on yer wee pickle straw / It's no very broad and it's no very braw / But, Sodger, it's better than naething at a', / Sae sleep, Sodger, sleep."
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