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Andrew Macphail, comp.  The Book of Sorrow.  1916.
 
X. The Pity of It
Upon a Child
By Robert Herrick (1591–1674)
 
HERE a pretty baby lies
Sung asleep with lullabies;
Pray be silent, and not stir
Th’ easy earth that covers her.
 
 
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