A Book of Verses for Children

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Edward V Lucas
Smithmark Publ., Jul 1, 1996 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 368 pages
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A collection of classic and traditional poems is divided into such sections as Christmas, the Year, Birds, Dogs, Horses, the Sea, and Bedtime; and includes such favorites as William Blake's "The Chimney Sweep."

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Contents

Hafipy Thought
3
Two Promises
9
Days of Birth
17
Birds Beasts and Fishes
97
The Spider and the Fly
103
The Three Little Pigs
110
The Butterflys Ball
116
Poets a t Pla y
123
From Hia wa tha
211
The Jovial Cobbler of Saint Helens
223
Old Grimes
229
Ye Mariners of England
237
The Captain stood on the Carronade
243
The Babes in the Wood
251
King Leir and His Three Daughters
260
King John and the Abbot of Canterbury
266

Poets at Play continued Page
144
Whole Duty of Children
153
The Wonders
159
The Giddy Girl
165
Frances keeps her Promise
172
Sonnet to a Monkey
178
Going into Breeches
181
The Cruel Boy
187
The Little Fisherman
193
James and the Shoulder of Mutton
199
The Lamplighter
205
The Fakenham Ghost
272
The Diverting History of John Gilpin
278
The Pied Piper of Hamelin
287
Lochinvar
298
Bedtime pagt
303
The Lost Friend
315
Song of Fairies robbing an Orchard
322
Speak gently to the herring
328
My child and schollar take good heed
334
The ChimneySweeper
340
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