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A New Leaf

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He came to my desk, with a quivering lipThe lesson was doneHave you a new leaf for me, teacher.I have spoiled this oneI took his leaf, all soiled and blottedAnd gave him a new one, all unspotted.Then into his stirred heart I smiled"Do better now my child."

I went to the throne with a trembling heartThe year was done.Have you a new year for me, FatherI have spoiled this one.He took my year, all soiled and blottedAnd gave me a new one, all unspottedAnd into my tired heart He smiled,"Do better now, my child."