the mourning parents

Our sons they sleep down in this grave,

We will not weep to wake them;

We will wait till death do come,

And we will overtake them.

Kelton graveyard

Raymond Lamont-Brown: Scottish Epitaphs. Chambers, Edinburgh,1990

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