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To a Beloved Child (Author: Pádraic H. Pearse)


  1. 1] Laughing mouth, what tortures me is
    2] That thou shalt be weeping;
    3] Lovely face, it is my pity
    4] That thy brightness shall grow grey.
  2. 5] Noble head, thou art proud,
    6] But thou shalt bow with sorrow;
    7] And it is a pitiful thing I forbode for thee
    8] Whenever I kiss thee.