A Mother Ought Not Bear Alone Her Burden

Music: Miss Hamilton.
By Cornelius Lyons. Sequenced at Ancient Music of Ireland.

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A mother ought not bear alone her burden,
Unaided in the task of mothering.
Nor ought one person with a life be laden,
There being too much risk of smothering.
So aunts must serve the purpose of anothering.

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