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HIS DAUGHTER, DYING ON HER FATHER'S BIRTHDAY, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: That fatal day, which lent my earliest breath
Last Line: "mine calls aloud for tears, and bids me weep."
Subject(s): Death - Children; Death - Babies


"That fatal day, which lent my earliest breath,
Gave my dear girl to the cold arms of Death:
Others in triumph may their birthday keep;
Mine calls aloud for tears, and bids me weep."





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