The Exceptionally Wise Child Bride

Why won’t She Cry, When her Father Dies?

My dear, tell me why oh why

You say you won’t cry, when your father dies?

Oh pray, tell me why?

Because he took advantage of my mother’s poverty

And failed in his duty



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