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Bliss Carman, et al., eds.  The World’s Best Poetry.
Volume I. Of Home: of Friendship.  1904.
 
Poems of Home: I. About Children
The Baby
Kalidasa (c. 4th Century)
 
From the Sanscrit by Sir William Jones

ON parents’ knees, a naked, new-born child,
Weeping thou sat’st when all around thee smiled:
So live, that, sinking in thy last long sleep,
Thou then mayst smile while all around thee weep.
 
 
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