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Last Line: Manners may prevail
Variant Title(s): Poem: 1317; Poem: 133
Subject(s): Abraham; Bible; Isaac (bible); Religion

Abraham to kill him -
Was distinctly told -
Isaac was an Urchin -
Abraham was old -

Not a hesitation -
Abraham complied -
Flattered by Obeisance
Tyranny demurred -

Isaac - to his children
Lived to tell the tale -
Moral - with a Mastiff
Manners may prevail.

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