Quotes for Events - Death of a Child

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Quotes for death of a child.

Grief fills the room up of my absent child, Lies in his bed, walks up and down with me, Puts on his pretty looks, repeats his words, Remembers me of all his gracious parts, Stuffs out his vacant garments with his form; Then, have I reason to be fond of grief? Fare you well! Had you such a loss as I, I could give better comfort than you do.

Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies. Nobody that matters, that is.
How replace the life of a loved lost child with a dream?
Still mine! maternal rights serene Not given to another! The crystal bars shine faint between The souls of child and mother.
One young life lost, two happy young lives blighted, With earthward eyes we see; With eyes uplifted, keener, farther-sighted, We look, O Lord, to Thee.
Perfect little body, without fault or stain on thee, With promise of strength and manhood full and fair! Though cold and stark and bare, The bloom and the charm of life doth awhile remain on thee.
For the old, it is a never-ending grief to lose those who are younger than themselves and whom they associate with their own future, above all if they are their children, or if they have brought them up: the death of a child, of a small child, is the sudden ruin of a whole undertaking; it means that all the hopes and sacrifices centred upon him are pointless, utterly in vain.
Riddle of destiny, who can show What thy short visit meant, or know What thy errand here below? Shall we say, that Nature blind Check'd her hand, and changed her mind, Just when she had exactly wrought A finish'd pattern without fault?
More fool than I to look on that was lent, As if mine own, when thus impermanent.
The child had been like a strap that held them close. Now, unbuckled, they had to struggle to keep together.
Oh tell, rude stone! the passer by, That here the pretty babe doth lie, Death sang to sleep with Lullaby.

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