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The tongue of the infant clings
To the roof of its mouth for thirst;
(A)The young children ask for bread,
But no one breaks it for them.

Those who ate delicacies
Are desolate in the streets;
Those who were brought up in scarlet
(B)Embrace ash heaps.

The punishment of the iniquity of the daughter of my people
Is greater than the punishment of the (C)sin of Sodom,
Which was (D)overthrown in a moment,
With no hand to help her!

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