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One wept whose only child was dead, |
New-born, ten years ago.
“Weep not; he is in bliss,” they said.
She answered, “Even so,
“Ten years ago was born in pain |
A child, not now forlorn.
But oh, ten years ago, in vain,
A mother, a mother was born.”
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