"O merciful God, have pity; have pity upon my poor baby!" she cried. "Heap as much anger as you want to upon me, and welcome; but pity the child!"

from Thomas Hardy – Tess of the D'Urbervilles Chapter 14: "Maiden No More" Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Hopefully God will listen! It would be so cruel to send a delicate, sinless little girl to Hell

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