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Identity of the poem that contains 'You got it from your father'.
Posted by: JD Olson (---.ellen2.drtel.net)
Date: April 24, 2004 11:32AM

You got it from your father It was all he had to give.

Re: Identity of the poem that contains this line.
Posted by: lg (---.trlck.ca.charter.com)
Date: April 24, 2004 01:54PM

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Author Unknown

You got it from your father
It was all he had to give
So it's yours to use and cherish
For as long as you may live

If you lost the watch he gave you
It can always be replaced;
But a black mark on your name
Can never be erased

It was clean the day you took it
And a worthy name to bear
When he got it from his father
There was no dishonor there

So make sure you guard it wisely
After all is said and done
You'll be glad the name is spotless
When you give it to your son


you got it from yr father
Posted by: ilza (---.162.245.24.user.ajato.com.br)
Date: May 07, 2004 08:32PM

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