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How can I not always sleep In comfort Until the crow of the cock? How can I always sleep And be half-awake, yet Not caressed by the cane's crack? How can I always jump up From sleep so sweet Not reaching in pain for my bare back? But wait...! How can I not? Isn't she my father's fault?

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