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Parent Issue
Day
8
Month
April
Year
1864
Copyright
Public Domain
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BY CHARLES SWAIIï. Now close the chamber door, inother, And kneel beside my bed, And pray that ere the dawn, ïiiother, My spirit may be fled A pang is in my heart, mother, - A thorn you may Dot lind ; A woiind within my heart. mother, No human hand can bind. Should some one cali, percbance, mother, - Wheii he shall hear I'm dead, 0 ! give him this one curl motner, And Uil him what I've said ! For they're my last, last word-s, mother, Till these poor eyes grow dim ; It may be I've been weak mother, But I've been true to him. But all is over now, mother - And wo shall meet no moro; He'll never know tliis heart, mother, Till all its love is o'er ! You've closed the chamber door, molher, Yoii're kneeling by my bedi - Now pray that ere the dawn, mother, My spirit may be lied 1

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Old News
Michigan Argus