(this) vale of tears meaning

[American slang]
Fig. the earth; mortal life on earth. (A vale is a literary word for valley.)
  When it comes time for me to leave this vale of tears, I hope I can leave some worthwhile memories behind.
  Uncle Fred left this vale of tears early this morning.

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