``Father! father! where are you going? O do not walk so fast. Speak, father, speak to your little boy, Or else I shall be lost.'' The night was dark, no father was there; The child was wet with dew; The mire was deep, & the child did weep, And away the vapour flew.
Song Cycle by Norman Houston O'Neill (1875 - 1934)
2. The little boy lost  [sung text not yet checked]
- by William Blake (1757 - 1827), "The little boy lost", appears in Songs of Innocence and Experience, in Songs of Innocence, no. 8, first published 1789 [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
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