UPON A YOUNG MOTHER OF MANY CHILDREN.
by Robert Herrick
LET all chaste matrons, when they chance to see
My numírous issue, praise and pity me :
Praise me for having such a fruitful womb,
Pity me, too, who found so soon a tomb.
Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 70.
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