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Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. 1919. The Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250–1900.
  
Sir William Jones. 1746–1794
  
478. Epigram
  
ON parent knees, a naked new-born child, 
Weeping thou sat'st while all around thee smiled: 
So live, that sinking to thy life's last sleep, 
Calm thou may'st smile, whilst all around thee weep. 
 
 
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