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But then he coudna bear a grudge,
E'en to the very Deil.
And sweetly may he slumber;
Amang the happy number.
WE LEAN ON ONE ANOTHER.
0 come and listen while I sing
A song of human nature!
To every human creature;
The great—the "mighty mother ;" And from the cradle to the grave,
We lean on one another.
It matters little what we wear,
How high, or low, our station;
And sons of tribulation.
With which our breasts we cover;
And linked to one another.
The earth beneath our common home,
The heavens bending o'er us;
Eternity's before us.
But strangers to each other;
In love on one another.
With Adam, from the bowers of bliss,
We all alike were driven;
Must square accounts with heaven.
Tho' pride the fact would smother; And its as little's we can do—
To comfort one another.
A fool's a fool, the world o'er,
A snob's a snob, tho' he may hold
And wisdom was ordained to rule,—
That all the human race might live, In love with one another.
A king may need our sympathy,
For all his great attendance; For among men there's no such thing
As perfect independence.
Poor Paddy is his brother!
We lean n one another.
THE SUICIDE'S BURIAL.
By his own hand my brother died, Oh ghastly was the wound;
And the people said
He'd not be laid
I loved him from my childhood up,
And at the deepest hour of night,