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  1. Mother, A Cradle To Hold Me

    It is true
    I was created in you.
    It is also true
    That you were created for me.

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  3. The Responsibility Of Fatherhood

    BEFORE you came, my little lad,
    I used to think that I was good,
    Some vicious habits, too, I had,
    But wouldn't change them if I could.

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  4. Home And The Office

    Home is the place where the laughter should ring,
    And man should be found at his best.
    Let the cares of the day be as great as they may,
    The night has been fashioned for rest.

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  6. A Father To His Son

    A father sees his son nearing manhood.
    What shall he tell that son?
    "Life is hard; be steel; be a rock."
    And this might stand him for the storms

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  7. Father

    My father knows the proper way
    The nation should be run;
    He tells us children every day
    Just what should now be done.

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  8. Midnight In The Pantry

    You can boast your round of pleasures, praise the sound of popping corks,
    Where the orchestra is playing to the rattle of the forks,
    And your after-opera dinner you may think superbly fine,
    But that can’t compare, I’m certain, to the joy that’s always mine

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  10. My Papa's Waltz

    The whiskey on your breath
    Could make a small boy dizzy;
    But I hung on like death:
    Such waltzing was not easy.

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  11. One Sister Have I In Our House

    One Sister have I in our house,
    And one, a hedge away.
    There's only one recorded,
    But both belong to me.

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