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William Stanley Braithwaite, ed.  The Book of Elizabethan Verse.  1907.
 
Upon a Child That Died
By Robert Herrick (1591–1674)
 
HERE she lies, a pretty bud,
Lately made of flesh and blood:
Who as soon fell fast asleep
As her little eyes did peep.
Give her strewings, but not stir        5
The earth that lightly covers her.
 
 
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