I Must Not Tease My Mother

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I must not tease my mother,
For she is very kind;
And everything she says to me
I must directly mind;
For when I was a baby,
And could not speak or walk.
She let me in her bosom sleep,
And taught me how to talk.

I must not tease my mother,
And when she likes to read,
Or has the headache, I will step
Most silently indeed.
I will not choose a noisy play,
Nor trifling troubles tell,
But sit down quiet by her side,
And try to make her well.
I must not tease my mother,
I've heard dear father say;
When I was in my cradle sick,
She nursed me night and day.
She lays me in my little bed,
She gives me clothes and food,
And I have nothing else to pay
But trying to be good.

I must not tease my mother,
She loves me all the day;
And she has patience with my faults,
And teaches me to pray.
How much I'll strive to please her,
She every hour shall see;
For should she go away or die,
What would become of me?

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Miki, Moldova, Republic Of

15 March 2011 at 5:16pm

I most not tease my mother, for she is very kind

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Minkey., Adelaide ,austrlia.

26 June 2010 at 3:23am

I must not chase mom and dad

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Salem, Miami,florida

27 January 2010 at 1:40pm

now my brothers dont tees me

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