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C.D. Warner, et al., comp. The Library of the World’s Best Literature.
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

My Troubles!

By John Boyle O’Reilly (1844–1890)

I WROTE down my troubles every day;

And after a few short years,

When I turned to the heart-aches passed away,

I read them with smiles, not tears.