When David heard 
Language: English  after the Latin 
When David heard that Absalom was slain
he went up to his chamber over the gate,
and wept; and thus he said:
O my son Absalom, my son,
my son Absalom!
Would God I had died for thee,
O Absalom, my son, my son!

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Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website: 2014-06-23
Line count: 7
Word count: 44