Let Dogs Delight to Bark and Bite.

by Isaac Watts (1674-1748)

Let dogs delight to bark and bite,
    For God hath made them so;
Let bears and lions growl and fight,
    For ’tis their nature to.

But, children, you should never let
    Such angry passions rise;
Your little hands were never made
    To tear each other’s eyes.


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