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On parent knees, a naked new‑born child

Language: English after the Persian (Farsi)

On parent knees, a naked new-born child,
Weeping thou sat'st, while all around thee smiled:
So live, that sinking to thy last long sleep,
Calm thou may'st smile, while all around thee weep.


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