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English Literature


The second poem


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The Little Boy Found

The little boy lost in the lonely fen,Led by the wand'ring light,Began to cry; but God, ever nigh,Appeared like his father in white.He kissed the child, and by the hand led,And to his mother brought,Who in sorrow pale, through the lonely daleHer little boy weeping sought.

Light in the darkness

Picture courtesy of Luca Picciau

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