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OUR LITTLE DAUGHTER, by                    
First Line: Our merry little daughter
Last Line: To give my mother sorrow!
Subject(s): Daughters;girls;grief;mothers & Daughters;parents; Sorrow;sadness;parenthood

OUR merry little daughter
Was climbing out of bed —
"Don't you think that I'm a good girl?"
Our little daughter said,
"For all day long this lovely day,
And all day long to-morrow,
I haven't done a single thing
To give my mother sorrow!"

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