Ann and Jane Taylor, Original Poems for Infant Minds, 2 volumes, and Rhymes for the Nursery, preface by Christina Duff Stewart (New York: Garland, 1976): 24-25. 2 vols. PR 4712 G6A17 1976 Robarts Library
1WELL, what's the matter ? there's a face
2 What ! has it cut a vein ?
3And is it quite a shocking place ?
4 Come, let us look again.
5I see it bleeds, but never mind
6 That tiny little drop ;
7I don't believe you'll ever find
8 That crying makes it stop.
9'Tis sad indeed to cry at pain,
10 For any but a baby ;
11If that should chance to cut a vein,
12 We should not wonder, may be.
13But such a man as you should try
14 To bear a little sorrow :
15So run along, and wipe your eye,
16 'Twill all be well to-morrow.
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