"How I long for the months gone by,1 for the days when God watched over me,2
when his lamp shone upon my head and by his light I walked through darkness!3
Oh, for the days when I was in my prime, when God's intimate friendship4 blessed my house,5
when the Almighty was still with me and my children6 were around me,7
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