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1 heat thf songs thej sing to-dij, Bat never one so sweet As those my mother sang to me When slttiog at hex feet. My thought go hmok to childhood yean, Whan hops and I were yoong, And as of old I hear to-day The songs my mother sung; Al twilight's "hour I often dream lam a child once more j _ I sf c the house where I was born, I pass the open door. Then mother rooks beside the hearth Her llttl* ones among, And life forgets Us cares to hear The songs my mother sung. O, long the grass has grown above That loving mother's face, Bnt attllp m faithful hearts ahe keeps Her old, her dear old plaoe. No other songs oan be so sweet As those we heard when young, When sitting at our mother's knee— Tot songs onr mother 'sung.

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THE SONGS MY MOTHER SUNG, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2111, 16 April 1889

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THE SONGS MY MOTHER SUNG Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2111, 16 April 1889

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