Original poems for infant minds by several young persons.

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Title:
Original poems for infant minds by several young persons.
Physical Description:
vol. I, sixth ed; 100 p. : ill. ; 14 cm.
Language:
English
Creator:
Taylor, Jane, 1783-1824
Taylor, Ann, 1782-1866
Conder, T
O'Keeffe ( Adelaide ), 1776-1855?
Taylor, Isaac, 1759-1829
Barton, Bernard, 1784-1849
Darton, William, 1755-1819
Wm. Darton & Jos. Harvey (Firm)
J. & J. Harvey
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Printed for Darton and Harvey
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London (Gracechurch-Street)
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W. Darton, and J. and J. Harvey
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Edition:
6th ed.

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Children's poetry -- 1807
Bldn -- 1807
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Children's poetry
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England -- London
England -- Bucklersbury

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"Sold also by T. Conder, Bucklersbury."
General Note:
Library lacks v. 2 of what is presumably a two volume set.
General Note:
Chiefly by Ann and Jane Taylor; some poems also signed Adelaide, I.T. (Isaac Taylor) or Little B (Bernard Barton).

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]LIT T1E ANP and he MOTHERR,





ORIGINAL


POEMS,

FOR

INFANT MINDS,


BY SEVERAL YOUNG PERSONS.



SIn books, or work, or healthful play,
Let my first )years be past;
That I may give for ev'ry day
Some good account at last." WATTS.


VOL. I.

SIXTH EDITION.


LONDON:
PRINTED FOR DARTON AND HARVEYT, NO, 64,
GRACECHURCH-STREET;
Sold also by T. CONDER, Bucklrstb-.
1807.


















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IF a hearty affection for that interesting little
race, the race of children, be any recommend-
ation, the writers of the following pages are
well recommended; and if to have studied, in
some degree, their capacities, habits, and
wants, with a wish to adapt these simple
verses to their real comprehensions, and pro-
bable improvement:-if this have any further
claim to the indulgence of the public, it is
the last and greatest they attempt to make.
The deficiency of the compositions as pxlryv,
is by no means a secret to their atlioi-; but
it was thought desirable to abridge every po-
il, fiveduiii 3ud figure. aiid, eeii eviry lung
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IV PREFACE.

syllabled word, which might give, perhaps, a
false idea, to their little readers, c r at least make
a chasm in the chain of conception. Images,
which to us arc so familiar that we forget
their imagery, are insurmountable stumbling-
blocks to children, who have none but literal
S ideas; and though it may be allowable to in-
troduce a simple kind, ihich a little mater-
nal attention will easily explain, and which
may tend to excite a taste for natural and
S poetic beauty, every thing superfluous it has
been a primary endeavour to avoid.
To those parents into whose hands this
little volume may chance to fall, it is respcct-
fully inscribed; and very affectionately, to
That interesting little race-the race of chil-
drei.









CONTENTS.

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Page.
A trite Story Pae
true Story .......................... 1
Thie Bird's Nest ....................... 4
S The Hand-Post ........................ .7
S Spring .... ........................... 9
Summer .............................. 11
Autumn ......... : .................... 13
W inter ............................... 15
s To a Butterfly7 on gi-i.t, it Liberty ........ 17
The Tempest .......................... 18
The Church-yard ...................... 20
Morning .............................. 22
Evening .............................. 23
The Idle Boy .......................... 24
The Industrious Bog ................... 26
The little Fie"htrmin. .................... 28
Old Age .............................. 31
7T c -J' pl T c ........................ 32
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Tt CONTENTT.
Pagv.
Tihe Dikappointment .................... 31
The Shepherd Boy ..................... 35
The R obin ............................. 38
James and the Shoulder of lMutton ........ 39
False Alarms ................ ......... 41
The Child's Monitor .................... 43
The Boys and the Apple Tree ............ 44
The Wooden Doll and the iWax Doll ...... 47
Idle Dicky and the Goat ................. 49
Never piay with Fire .................... 50
The TIruant Boys ..................... .52
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The Fox and the Cro ...................
.... Snail..........................
Thle wandering 1 rim ..**-***
84
The Snail 84... 8*
7he HIolidays ...................... ..
Old Sarah ................. ... .......
Old Susan .............. .............. 87

The Gleaner ....... ...... . ...... 88
Snow ....... ................... 9
The .....-** ** " / 92
The lig .................. 91
Finery ................. ......... 93
('ra:ii Robert ...... . ...... 93
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A TRUE STORY.

LITTLE Ann and her mother were walking one
day,
Thro' London's wide city so fair;
And business oblig'd then to go by the way
That led them through Cavendish Square.

And as they passed by the great house of a lord,
A beautiful chariot there came,
To take some most elegant ladies abroad,
Who straightway got into the same.

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The harit it i. pi iii. l ill o'.i r,
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2 OrIIGIN-AL POEMS%

Little Amnn, by her mother walk'd silent and sad,
A tear trickled down from her eye;
Till her mother said, Ann, I should be very glad
To know what it is makes you cry."

'" Mamma," said the child, see that carriage so fair,
All 6ovcr'd with varnish and gold,


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FOR INFANT MINDS.

M" y f. -i,:r and mother are long ago dead,
My brother sails over the sea;
And I've not a rag, or a morsel of bread,
As plainly, I'm sure, you may see.

6t A fever I caught, which was terribly bad,
But no nurse or physic hbd I;
An old dirty shed was the house that I had,
And only on straw could I lie.

And now that I'm better, yet feeble, and faint,
And famish'd, and naked, and cold,
I wander about, with my grievous complaint,
And seldom get aught but a scold.

"4 Some will not attend to my pitiful call,
Some think me a vagabond cheat;
And scarcely a creature relieves me, of Mll
The thousands that traverse the street.

Then ladies, dear ladies, your pity bestow;"-
Just then a tall footman came round,
And asking the ladies which way they would go,
The Chariot t'irn'id off u ith a hound.

Ah! cee, littrile girl,"' then her mother rcpliedt,
''lo% fouli-h it wa` to complain;
If you would but have Iiok'd at the conlfrry side.
,.Lr teari would ha.a ,liii ti iq) .i .
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6 ORIGINAL POrMS,

And take you, not one of your f'iend- could tell
where,
And fasten you down wiitl a chain;
SAnd feed you with xvictuals you never could
bear,
And hardly allow you to breathe the fresh air,
Nor evor + come bark aain.

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N ut ever iiii to rl''lILi.

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FOBR INFANT VII-NDS. 7

When spring shall return, to the woodlands we'll
hie,
And sit by you very tall tree;
S Andl rejoice, as we hear your sweet carols on high,
With silken winlgs soaring amid the blue sky,
That we left you to sing and be free.
A. T.



-II


THE 1IAND-P(', .


Tin ni.ht was dark, the sun was hid
Beneath the mountain grey;
And .iot a single star appcar'd,
To shoot a silver ray.

Acres tihe heath the o let flwcv,
And scream'd along the bWas, .
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ORIGINAL POLM,*

Again in thickest darkness plung'd,
Hie grop'd his way to find:
And now he 1hii',' he spied beyond
A form of horrid kind.

In deadly white it upward roc.
Of cloak or manutle bare,
And held its nailed arms across
STo catch him by the liair.

Poor Henry felt his blood run ctl d
At what before him stood;
6 But well," thought he, '- no hiii. I'm ;ure.
Can happen to the good."

So c ,',,, all his courage up,
Ile to the goblin weat;
And eager throw' the dinmai glooii.
His piercing eyes hie bent.

And when he caanec well nigh the gho't
ThAt gave him such afiright,
lie clapt his hands uipun his side.
And loudly laughli'd ounrigil.

For 'twas a friendly hand-post stood.
His waud'ring steps to guide;
And thus he found, that to the good
: No evil should betide.
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FOR INFANT MINDS.


"And well," n:...l, he, one thing I'vec learnt,
Nor soon shall I forget,
Whatcvcr frightens me again,
To march straight up to it.


" And when I hear an idle tale
Of goblins and a ghost, .
I'll tell of this my lonely wIalk,
And the tali white Iland-Post."
A. T.







SPRING.


An! see how the ices are melting away,
The rivers have burst from their chain;
The woods and the hedges with verdure look gay,
And daisies enamel the plain.

The sun rises high, and shines warm o'er the dale,
The orchards with blossoms are vhite;
The voice of the woodlark is heard in the vaah,
S And the cuckoo returns fruui hir flight.
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to ORIGINAL POEMS5

Young lambs sport and frisk on the sideA of the hill,
The honey-bee wakes from her sleep,
The turtle-dove opens her soft-cooing bill.
And snow-drops and primroses peep.

All nature looks active, delightful, and ga .
The creatures hngin their employ .
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VOP INFANT MINDS.


SUMMER.


THE heats of the summer come hastily on,
The fruits are transparent and clear;
The buds and the blossoms of April are gone,
And the deep-colour'd cherries appear.

The blue sky above us is bright and serene,
No cloud on its bosom remains:
'Fil' IvQ.dL jnild thl IvLiJd jid thi L, dI .. air' -r.iea
A nd the hi', -... k -u1 1' *%.- I 'i.., h ith1 plain'.

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12 ORIGINAL POEMS,

There all the day idle my limbs I'll extend,
i Fann'd soft to delicious repose;
S While round me a thousand sweet odours ascend,
Fro-' ev'ry gay wood-flow'r that blows.

I But hark! from the lowlands what sounds do I hear,
The voice? of plca-ure io gav;
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FOR INFANT MINDS. 13

Not di'monds that brilliantly beam in the mine,
For one moment's time should be'giv'n;
For gems can but make us look gaudy and fine.
But time can prepare us for heav'a.
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AUTUMN.


THE sun is far risen above the old trees,
His beams on the silver dew play;
The gossamer tenderly waves in the breeze,
And the mists are fast rolling away,


Let us leave the warm bed, and the pillow of down,
The morning fair bids us arise,
Little boy, for the shadows of midnight are flown,
And sun-beams peep into our eyes.

We'll pass by the garden that leads to the gate,
But where is its gaiety now?
The Mik.laia.fii it,-il-Y blows lonely and late,
A n-'I tile Y I.lo lU',l' C Iliili ",, ju tile builghl.


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S14 ORIGINAL POEMS.

Last night the glad reapers their hanrvest-home
sung,
And stor'd the full garners with grain;
The woods and the echoes with merry shous rung.
As they bore the last sheaf from th- plain


But hark! from the woodlands the sound of a gun,
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FOR INFANT MINDS.


[lit the innocent hare, and the pheasant so sleek,
'were cruel and wicked to slay;
Ti' partridge with blood never redden'd her beak,
Nor hares stole the poultry away.

I! -nen would but think of the torture they give,
To creatures that cannot complain,
'l .ey surely would h1 r the poor animals live,
knd never go ht'[..,t, again.
A. T.






V.- NT i r.

Bi roLn the grey branches that stretch from the
trees,
Nor blossom nor verdure they wear!
They rattle and shake to the northerly breeze,
And wave their long arms in the air.

Tho uIn li;J'.- his f.ce iin .a mi hit' of cloud.
,)z-rk %arpwtr rull o ,:j thit.. :k\ -
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8 -ORIGINAL POEtIS;

To bask upon the sunny bed,
The damask flow'r to kiss:
To rove along the bending shade,
Is all thy little bliss.

Then flutter still thy silken wigs.
In rich embroid'ry drest;
And sport upon the gale that iiings
Sweet odours from his vest. A. T,.





THE TEMPEST.

SEE the dark Tapours cloud the sky.
SThe thunder rumbles round and round,
The lightning's flash begins to fly,
Big drops of rain bedew the ground: -
The frightened birds, with ruffled wing,
Fly through the air and cease to sing.

Now nearer rolls the mighty peal,
I.'u..-an( thunder roars aloud;
Toss'd by the winds the tall oaks reel,
The forked lightning breaks the cloud;
Deep torrents drench the swimming plain,
And sheets of fire descend with rain.




FOR INFANT MINDS. 19

'Tis God who on the tempest rides,
And with a word directs the storm;
'Tis at his nod the wind subsides,
Or heaps of heavy vapours form.
In fire and cloud he walks the sky,
And lets his stores of tempests fly.

Then why with childish terror fear,
What waits his will to do me harm?
The flash shall never venture near,
Or give me cause for dire alarm,
If he direct the fiery ball,
And bid it not on me to fall.

Yet though beneath his pow'r divine,
I wait, depending on his care,
Each right endeavour shall be mine,
Of ev'ry danger I'll beware;
Far from the metal bell-wire stand,
Nor on the door-lock put my hand.

When caught amidst the open field,
I'll not seek shelter from a tree;
Though from the falling rain a shield,
More dreadful might the lightning be:
Its tallest boughs might-draw the fire,
And I, with sudden stroke, expire.


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20 ORIGINAL POEMS,
TheN need not dread the stormy day,
Or lightning flashing from the sky,
Who walk in wisdom's pleasant way,
And always are prepared to die;
I know no other way to hear
The thunder roll, without a fear.
A. T.







I TIlE CHURCII-YARD.

TiE moon rises bright in the east,
The stars x ith pure brilliancy shine;
The songs of the woodlands have ceas'd,
And still is the low of the kine.
The men from their work on the hill,
Trudge homeward, with pitchfork and flail,
The buzz of the hamlet is still,
And the bat flaps his wings in the gale.

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ln vain ci- rt.e i!" -.j:it\ alld bloom
'lhart (iRl, i.,'c.r lIb ir bidie:, wrere -_pr,;id;
No, w -lill, ill tiri. d'solate loiulb
Each r.tl-, hit; jiulnimar,. hea'd,


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a22 ORIGINAL POEMS,
Their fingers, so busy before,
Shall silently crumble away;
Nor ever a smile any more
About the pale countenance play.

Then seek not, my child, as the best,
The pleasures which shortly must fadl;
Let piety dwell in thy breast,
And all of thine actions pervade.
And then, when beneath the green sod,
This active young body shall lie,
Thy soul shall ascend to its God,
To live with the blest in the sky. A. T.





'M L IM 1'.\I-\;.

AWAKE, little girl, it is time to arise,
Come shake drowsy sleep from your eye:
The lark is loud warbling his notes in the skies,
And the sun is far mounted on high.
II
0 core, for the fields with gay flow'rets o'erflow,
The dew-drop is trembling still,
The lowing herds graze in the pastures below,
AnTd the sheep-bell is heard from the hill.





1-0.P. I i 1 NT MIND:o W.

(1 ..i, for lh., b>e In; flovwn ount of ,li bcdp
F', iie' in ii, cm' lh,\ ni,:.nt ai % :
'Th'e i.i Icr i <.j'i. lh.r del,'at, tliitaid,
\\ lbi,-_i lbrilli.antiv *%.lilt;r. ith d,:%%' .

0 c..ii,. f'ur the .irnt ljj:. ( .r ,t oiit uf her ci,1l
-.i ..i t.. r h labtir g.ho :
t,. kri,,.-% thie tri._ ralticl of i [ru, nI. l ou I i% 'i.ll
I' ", .t thrm il idl-r

A .k ;. il., -ie ..-I p r, .ild odu i-il d ']ii c
(.f ii. 'l Iri.-tr I-l.ln to a ,-'
Fri,-m voulr ptill.-a i iih g.od r,.,hiILiorni aiie,
And ,h!eri'u!lh co to y'our ta;k. T.





EVENING.

LittLr 'i il, it i- tirme tj retire to your ret,
*I'h' ;hiep are put into the rolld,
'fl' linm fqrl-ke; u, .arnd flie r..) her its,
T'o ili,-r li-r frUl m; roni the' cold.

Thi T' % I hai ilu. lon it out froin hi' lIon.ly retreat,
And Ncre.ramr, through the tall shady trees;
Th? nihtini.'alte take,' n the haithurn hib seat.
And %inL-- t', th' ett-cning rilj>eeze.

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24 ORIGINAL POEMS,
The sun, too, now seems to have finished his race,
And sinks once again to his rest;
But though we no longer can see his bright face,
tIe leaves a gold streak in the west.

Little girl, have you finished your daily employ,
WiTh industry, patience, and care?
If so, lay your head on your pillow with joy,
No thorn to disturb shall be there.

The moon thro' your curtains shall cheerfully peep,
Her silver beam dance on your eyes;
And mild evening breezes shall fan you to sleep,
Till bright morning bid you arise. J. T.




TIlE IDLE BOY.

YouNG Thomas was an idle lad,
And loung'd about all day;
And though he many a lesson had,
Ile minded nought but play.

Ie only card for top and ball,
Or marbles, hoop, and kite;
Butas for 1l'in,,.. that was all
Neglected by him quite.





f'un INr IN! M I NDi. '15

ill a ,iii hi-, r;i th,;wr' kintd advi.:,.
In ia:ii h14 mlit tr'-_ 'jarL,
lie rill.e i>'d e r% idle %icL,
Alld j,.-r'nt I.. c*ir-, and .iv.,"cri


An.l thiuk 1t'01, .' hun tie gr,.-w a wnin.
If.? pr,-pe'p d It- hi; wvav "NI-.-%i-An .'d L.Ul"rt' ii \r c.I't
BrIn, o.)Jd atid ta PY a.,. .

\Xirt,,j r .j. -iit ; ;m +,i', pur.-,:
O f .o,_'.t t:,. c.ill h.,, .vrnl,
Piur l':'.- c,r.-,. l'ro: iad )lo 1 u-Lr,
Arid hi3rdu',i 1. .a citoi,.


Anld A. it gr'i ll'.' iLIth i wr.re
Iii- int'l niinliih triJ,
Tliii ],'t u' I,., the dr-.ld"ul -i:iht,
Andl tio,.,jhi, of" pit. -L'n,.

Bir ma;i v w tiji. ii important truth
Oh-.iii and -V,-r h.,Id,
"1 Tuh iri,.t hli'i-. idle in their south.
A t. : l. H," ',.I. th. 'r'; old." r.


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OKJGINAL POEM'S


TIHE INDI -Iif IOUS BOY.


Is a cottage upon the heath wvild,
That always, was cleanly and nice,
Liv'd William, a good little child,
Who minded his parents' advice.

'Tis true, he lov'd marbles, and kite,
And spin-top, and nine-pins, and ball,
But this I declare with delight,
IHis book he lov'd better than all.

In active and useful employ
His youth gaily glided away;
While innocent pleasure and joy
Attended him every day.

Now see him to manhood arise,
St:l! cheerfulness follows his way;
'For as he is prudent and wise,
He also is happy and gay.





FOR INFANT MINDS.

His wife for gay riches ne'er sigh'd,
Contented and happy was she;
While William would sit by her side,
With a sweet smiling babe on his knee.

His garden well loaded with store,
His cot by-the side of the green,
Where woodbines crept over the door,
And jessamines peep'd in between.

These filt'd him with honest delight,
And rewarded him well for his toil;
Ile went to bed cheerful at night,
And woke in the morn with a smile.

And when he grew aged and grey,
And found that life shortly would cease;
He cheerfully waited the day,
And clos'd his old eye-lids in peace,

Then let me endeavour to mind
His example, as far as I can;
That I may be useful and kind,
Like him, when I grow up a man! Tr.


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ORIGINAL POEMSr


THE LITTLE FISHERMAN.


TiiRE was a little fellow once,
And Harry was his name;
And many a naughty trick had he,--
I tell it to his shame.

lie minded not his friends' advice,
But followed his own wishes;
And one most cruel trick of his,
Was that of catching fishes,

His father had a little pond,
Where often Harry went;
And in this most inhuman sport,
He many an ev'ning spent.

One day he took his hook and bait,
And hurry'd to the pond;
And there began the cruel game,
Of which he was so fond.





Fr01 [NI .ANT MINDS. "29

.\A nil mauis a little fiih lit- cm itiht
And iv.iri'd ia- he t.) lok,
Tu -t', rht ni i ilthe' in a..in\,
\Anil 5triigl., ion th.e hooi k.


At la-t. M eu hi b i i in._ ,.ui,.ht LIuiL .Ih,
.%hFl t6..kl to.., lhil, If':-.
ll,~- lj't-t !'u l h1 ,rru, ;ntind~iin.' t-'.., '
To put thin n :L _.'.


But a hei jiini 'dl tuI rar'-tih a diih,
T u iit il li-ht' in.;
A lai-,.' nwat hli.jk, that hum; clo- by,
Did catch htiu bys th, chin.


Poor H.larr kick'd and calL'd aloud,
And 4iLru.am'd. and cried, and roar'd,
While frun, hi-, uoind the 'rimsjn blood
In dreadful turrents puur'i.


The mniai'l came running, frighten'd much
T,, i._. lim hi u an-i;r,.. there,
.And ,oon th,. tt,ojk himni from the hook,
And -ct him iin a hair.
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yU ORIGINAL POEMS,
The surgeon came and stopped the blood,
And up he bound his head;
And then they carried him up stairs,
And laid him on his bed.

Conviction darted on his mind1
As groaning there he lay;
He with remorse and pity thought
About his cruel play.

Ard oh," said he, poor little fish,
Whi\t tortures they have borne;
While I, well pleas'd, have stood to seo
Their tender bodies torn;

"O! what a wicked boy I've been)
Such torments to bestoA ;
Well I deserve the pain I feel,
Since I could serve them so:

But now I know how great the smart,
How terrible the pain!
As long as I can feel myself
I'll never fish again, j. T,






FOR INFANT MIXDS.


OLD AGE.

Wiio is this that comes tottering along?
His footsteps are feeble and slow,
His beard is grown curling and long,
And his hair is turn'd white as the snow.

Hle's falling quite into decay,
Deep wrinkles all furrow his cheek;
He cannot be merry and gay,
o r; I .. J.n I t I ; lk.











i [..[.,_ hlii ,l i II -I K i ltc .\- at .
S..i i .111 i l S i I 1i.1,


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32 ORIGINAL POEMS,
Those limbs, which so actively play;
That face, beaming pleasure and mirth;
Like his must drop into decay,
And moulder away in the earth.

Then era that dark season of night.
When youth and its energies cease,
O! follow, with zeal and delight,
Those paths which are pleasure and peace.

So triumph and hope shall be nigh,
When failing and fainting your breath;
'Twill light a bright spark in your eye,
As it closes for ever in death. j. T







THE APPLE TREE.

OLD John had an apple tree, healthy and green,
Which bore the best codlins that ever were seen,
So juicy, so mellow and red;
And % hen they were ripe,as oldJohnwas quite pool
He suld them to children that pass'd by his door,
To buy him a morsel of bread.





t .j I ',, A'.I 1IND;. 33

I. i.. l -,'k, i,. n' \t In'i; Oin.or,,.,ii i.,ft.'n r.i h 'lli t ,
\,i iih Il l. ,i .i ,ITL i, ," : i Mu It h m :,. : |'l!,: tx,..':,
.\ ; i'i -lnn .; a t,, ,n '. : ,ill ** I'.xl !"

),It 1 ,. 1 Ih. h, It ,n lt .'i o ,,
1i ,-';.m In IH l.;i hZ ii.i t..' .ii.h not tu .: or._,
\r,d hl ihii -.' i,. .,i'..i ., il.
AIf r1-JI,- 1

A id ... h- ...'ln i : I ,. ,.' ,. I ,' lh rr -:
S. i d ti o hir.,.I' i ), Ij" u ice thic would be;
Su ,.,ol lti, rL0i -'i.n i io-d.a l
S I hli.!' trel r ., I'l!! e' i I il i,)ii, ijk,. on.',
i A nd l'! .iin H 't ..... f',r he i- p[lit at hur.le,
lAn id fiiil.H i: in i hio h .

I i ct lt..i, !;rnl Ii a, t k, ,:,u r l.aid fr i.,r thH Ib).i'nil ,
IR ', i-rlr, ', thoH,' 1id J' .l h .. 1 *.H \>., iiL ju t llO ) ,
A mld i '1.I to.' r Lidi .%i ,ll :, lnl in,
T ihuir, i O n, % > iii \ i,.% I I ni ju-L .:- H. <-l b.% ti)J ,
t _.in -., all .,11 d,', od i.il lih .ar .,II \ uu -.I.\
i'r..n hi .I'l, JriuHi' throil.' in lint1 i .

< (li t1..1- ii, !il h" )(. ... .v i l i iil 11W tiOl_?,
" <_',ilunl. Int Hr w tar; f.r thIur- tI bL ,
-)1 i an.N t lh ,. raoL'nc." than -t.il:
F'. th, *,ruat ( g. l,oj hi,, .n ,n tIro' darkn;'- can look.
i)r, n it,- thlo' n (v'rvi riHme % c ommit ill ];' book,
Iu 1llnvTier wc think io) conceal. a.T.
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ORIGINAL POrMS.


THE DISAPPOINT MTlN I


IN tears to her mother poor Harriet came,
Let us listen to hear what she says:
" Oh see, dear mamma, it is pouring with rain,
We cannot go out in the chaise.

All the week have I long'd for the journey, yon
know,
And fancied the tninutes were hours,
And now that I'm dress'd, and all ready to go,
0 see, dear mammal, how it pours."

I'm sorry, my dear," her good mother replied,
The rain won't permit us to go,
And I'm sorry to see, for the sake of a ride,
That you cry, and distress yourself so.
t
SThese sli lit disappointments and losses a .,hat,',
Are sent you, yo-ilr mind to prepare,
That you may -with courage and fortitude wait
More serious distresses to bear.





ron, INFANT MINDS. 31

" Ohl think not, my child, as you grow up in life,
That plha-ire.' imnrca.iT-: x'ill fvl.;:
l ) 'I ,[ r'- ,i Ii l *] iia r' i i li l .Illi I i H x e ij.


\V I', .n, l .- r 1 -.,.
"" ,\h tii,.n, 11. 1ij d, .l .' l, ,'i ;i h -.,eL ,,nrr...n a.i~ -


A niJ 11 ii'l 'l. ii n a; .< j t l
In, r, ut %a ,,-J ;I t
^ ..tn 'll- I | ]!, l i t l f M .U'.iI[ ] f .1 t,,l, '.l i ..

( n i)i., t.-.l, th,. [,.,-- Ii['d i-r'[l..


r t 0 liti i 'i or!d'- pl,. ,irt anr l f,'!II, .nild
\.1 i .*,
Rh.!i ;,.n. i la.t;n .'nd true:
.il I.'i.l'linI .util .lI li lu! p,.:. ,iu nf J '.gai..
N ,,r % ill AIi. ii,, riui: t c.ou u .' . .







T IllE I-l P I B OY.


U_ ',, i a II' i_ i a -i .i' ; i -. e,
lI',U:0' :11 ; dlid tLdiA 1 F- 11%. ,

I ,,., (U'1 l ,'.1.*in I 'd \o' i' h ii. lockk.
Au ni.im a y i'iliiI, kLn .,






36 ORIGINAL POEMS,

No downy pillow for his head,
No sheiter'd home had he,
The green grass was his only bed,
Beneath some shady tree.

Dry bread, and water from the spring,
Compos'd his temp'rate fare;
Yet Colin ate with thankful heart,
Nor felt a murmur there.

A cheerful smile upon his face
Was ever seen to play;
lie envied not the rich or great,
More happy far than they.

While neathh some spreading oak he sat,
Beside his fleecy flocks,
His soft pipe warbled thro' the woods,
And echoed from the rocks.

An ancient castle on the plain,
In silent grandeur stood,
And there the young Lord Henry dwelt;
The proud, but not the good.

And oft he wander'd o'er the plain,
Or on the mountain's side;
And with surprise and envy too,
The humble Colin ey'd.





FOR INFANT ,MINDS.


" And why am I denied," said he,
That cheerfulness and joy,
That ever smiles upon the face
Of this poor shepherd boy.

" No wealth, estates, nor pow'r has he,
Nor titled honours high;
And yet, tho' destitute and poor,
He -seems more blest than I."

For this Lord Henry did not know,
That pleasure ne'er is found,
Where angry passions rule the breast,
And evil deeds abound.

Colin, though poor, was humble too,
Benevolent, and kind;
While selfish passions, rage, and pride,
Disturb'd Lord Henry's mind.

Thus Colin, though a shepherd boy,
Was ever glad and gay;
And Henry was, although a lord,
To discontent a prey. J.x.


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ORIGINAL POEMS,


THIE ROBIN.


AwAY, pretty Robin, fly home to your nest,
To make' you my captive would please me the best,
And feed you with. worms and with bread;
Your eves are so sparkling, your feathers so soft,
Your little wings flutter so pretty aloft,
And your breast is all coloured with red.

But then 't'..ll be cruel to keep you, I know,
So stretch out your wings, little Robin, and go,
Fly home to your young ones again;
Go, listen again to the notes of your mate,
And enjoy the green shade in your lonely retreat,
Secure from the wind and the rain.

But when the lea-ves fall, and the winter winds blow,
And the green fields are covered all over with snow,
And the clouds in white feathers descend;
W hen the prire are al k. :i. J i,: i i.ii I i- ft i .
And the long shining icicbh, d.i. i.' tii t..,
Then, Robin, remembe-r .j'ur fiilnd..







t I'ctlIi cill and r l ith hiumn ,r q> ilti r,..-.I h'LI auIIl
%% I.Ii h
(,'.,;i,- r.i. it my ., ';nd, i ag. jin n iii '.,,ur heaL,
XA nil alA Iy I'll t t I I '..iu :_ i :
.,'i ,I il! li t.., o Ij ....it, tor ,er. !i .,n n th niilh .,
'(h h.-,p r,1 1'i' tih. t.lil.. :ain l ii. L ilp ti e Lt rullln b.
And iv. 'r hu ['ing-ri a liI. .1. i.





JAMI.3I AND TIlE '1OO_'LULD OF
M I'.TTN.

\'Ai N'- JI' il noun ir::tUrn'd frlrIi 4'.hIl1,I
A, hut,.;rn .- c,,uhl N,.
lie criLd I.- ,, .., the -.rant maid,
Aly diubrir *kiru to me.

,;if 'lint', it i 11-,t u it comte h.iru',
G -il it i- III( lIW O.~:
No tai.ilt-r iOwal, (l.. ; iftlh J, ru,
I doJ nit iLk>_ to i.i it.

QitiLk ti tll' bakiLtr' Jlrintl.n Wtiit,
And :'k'd, -" d, Jininer dune?''
i' t i.," r,,ipli.d lie balker's mari.-
I -Thw.ln hinu I'll mithi it ruLu,"





) ORIGINAL POEMS,
"Nay Sir," replied he, prudently,
I tell you 'tis too hot,
And much too heavy 'tis for you."-
I tell you it is not.


"4 Papa, mamma, are both gone out,
And I' for dinner long;
So give it me-it is all mine,
And baker, hold your tongue.

"A shoulder 'tis of mittt...i nu; 1
And batter-pudding ,I,,,;
I'm glad of that, it i. -: ,,'jd:
How clever is our ik."'
I

Now near his door y,.,iIn; .1m 1 Iva; cI..L'iuC,
He round the corner urn'd;
But 0, sad fate! unli, kc au.cvL-!
The dish his fingers burned.

Low in the kennel do.n 'fell d;-h,
And down fell all th: mne.dt;
Swift went the pudding in the stream,
And sail'd along the -tri.ct.







I 1e 1 penji, 1 ,1..lk'i. aid] rido bi,- *r;rii'I,
A.t iiiiiVnl h; t pih- fl :!!:
]fii' l,,li ,,i h !h..i.'I| , ..'rumlxny cri.-
Libtrt. lil" i pa tlhin all."

Th,- hn, ,, ,.r 1,.', IhU v.iini h- -JZ.i'd,
I i i.. hi n lt l -, .. 1, if cIa-r,
A n i tl .li t,. ..il thi I. i 1 1 friL.-
i;, =ain'd hi- ht. .." I.t.,.

"" I]i]|' tit,.-ro- i. falilt." crii. .t, J n
I" i l, Iak r tiid :ii, tirn ;
rIn UI.u j \. ill i'Jt;:!it Ij.',
And i umij 1 h11 ..-J lur U ,Su.."
ADEL.A JDE.







FALIE ALARMS.

ON. di)y little Mary most hiJdly did call--
Mamma! 0 manmma, pra ctonie here,
A fill I have had-Oh, a vtr.Cf ad fall.'"
Maimma ran in haste and in fear.
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Tv.n P: r %\T I.; D4.





42 RCIGINTAL POEtS,
Then Mary jump'd up, and she laugh'd in great glee,
And cried, Why, how fast you can run!
No harm has befall'n, I assure you, to me,
My screaming was only in fun."

Hter mother was busy at work the next day,
She heard from without a loud cry;
The great dog has got me! 0 help me! 0 pray!
lie tears me-he bites me-I die!
Mamma, all in terror, quick to the court flew,
And there little Mary she found;
Who, laughing, said, "Madam, pray how do you do;"
And curtsy'd quite down to the ground.

That night little Mary was some time in bed,
When cries and loud shriekings were heard;
SI'm on fire, 0 mamma! 0 come up, or I'm dead!"
Mamma she believed not a word.
Sleep, sleep, naughty child, she called out from below,
How often have I been deceiv'd;
You're telling a story, you very well know:
SGo to sleep, for you can't be believed.
li
-Yet still the child screamr'd-now the house fi'l'd
n with smoke.-
That fire is above, Jane declares,
; Alas! Marv's words they soon found were no joke.
W hen cv'ry one hbteltc'd Ui1, taliri.





OlOR INFANT MINDS.


All burnt and all seam'd is her once pretty face,
,A linl f. I l ii'i a l L''! .11 ,: ''.rI.arm ,
t i,' ..r .i; t i,,, it -,i',li '.d i > > l, j, I~i d ..ri ....

.\ r ni '.i ;i .







tII, (Ii lLMI; lONITOP..,


.\iJ i h." i,,i i I c.~,rih t. --


." > ljp r Ii. i"i ii. i.tu i.'ri' umir i~'l
|\' !) l I' ,, 1J L ll -!t '.i" ''n.l '11' II, L1 I 11 [




r I I ll'J il r I '.
1,1l i t:,. 1i.,,,i'1"', 1,or4.,,-!i ., *v, i-'l, hown >.[r',ii :
i', in, !,i- i] 1i ll j. ] ihl r I lh ri~ \ ,'-'ir
.\ iml '! 11. 1 !l- ii'.i.il ii 11,1 ITl ."!,. !;i i (,
i.1 .a .' II h l I Ir t i i ri .
A3 ii r ,.,'ui i i i t i r, rl.ii .

14,. i.,...'/ ., il l ill' l .i "lr ( idi


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44 ORIGINAL FOEMS,
When good I think, then quick and pat,
That something says, My child, do that."
When I too near the stream would go.
So pleas'd to see the waters flow,
That something says, without a sound,
" Take care, dear child, you may be drown'd;"
And for the poor whene'er I yrieve,
That something says, A penny give."

Thus, something very near must be,
Although invisible to me;
Whatever I do, it sees me still,
0 then, good Spirit, guide my will! ADELAIDE.





THE BOYS AND THE APPLE TREE.

As Billy and Tommy were walking one day,
They came by a fine orchard's side;
They'd rather eat apples than spell, read, or play,
And Tommy to Billy then cried:

o0 brother, look! see! what fine clusters hang there,
I'll jump and climb over the wall;
I will have an apple; I will have a pear;
Or el' it shall cost me a fall.





I..*,1F. .'t \% r -,tr.p.. -1 '

I-.,.. I '.l!. I ,, .( *t' ,'- t ,*.' i I I ni

.[l-In [nr,, h1 i l. I,- .,I I L, I l. i h 'n
I ti..-.>r \,: i t, . 11 r 0.. o | hlI l ,


'.tlI ti .llii' .' i'il ,l, I-.]- l' ..I.
yW ,ll 'itr i 1 ..- ,i_ l I ,', .- ,,,l ,:',rr i. v.- fh b Cl ,
T i l 'Vt .>' hn'iL'-,,. l ,ii f ir *al4 :"
^\\ i'l 1 i;,tl i ,.,1 ll in r ,-ii,, l l^ l! ., i hltl tl.' Sn (.i i ,'c-n ,

.kil.i.1 t~p -,_',; l, 1 k wl,'.% I,,'ll ip. -12ad.

T" h. \ r .t i ,r- t. ,,,, arnd tlII,.% !an at 1I;,- -_-v'-,
A Id a.i-. 'il, "" *', a' l...l ;y at h.,.i.r "
B illt [ ,iji, '- _. ,i l t-.a i i-. d. nf il i.l It -i't tirln '.vair.;
l[,-,,ut -.if r lifr ,,i".ai h r 6,.d .)I1>..


lo..ib -p.l 'i. a.nt..l i: i.,i ll.'' a itd ho capt id i kill
i,:
n .0) t-il m

C ; I,, I ik I I-, 1i, a .I i I a r. t i t d., ,


(',,,ur .i!k in ,,
Y', h.ii *I 'I' ,-I, it.i ^ .r k i. Ia' :-
An'ld mli, '. !i IkI-"-l- i 0-.I -!ii jlr -tai here it,. dUni ;
A farit .lt il.i t \i -haill laIe!


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46 ORIGINAL POEMS,

But when in the garden, they found 'twas thle same
They saw as they walk'd in the road;
And near the high wall when these little boys came,
-They started, as if from a toad.

That large ring of iron which lies on the ground,
With terrible teeth like a saw,
Said Bobby, the guard of our garden is found;
It keeps wicked robbers in awe.

The warning without, if they should set at nought,
This trap tears their 1. -:-O so sad!
Said Billy to Tommy. so you'd have been caught,
A narrow escape you have had.

Cried Tommy, I'll mind what my good mamma says,
And take the advice of a friend;
I never will steal to the end of my days :
I've been a bad boy, but I'll mend.
ADELA IDUE.





roi- iF.r.NT IF MINI,;.


THlE \\WOOIDEN DOL.L AND THE
W AX DOLL.

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rOR INFANT MIND'. 419







IDLE DICKY AND THE GOAT.


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rion INr NT MiND'.

A' -lOl .) 1 loud >'.' !'110 ,l6 the crowd,
A\, iti~ll,. ah.iir,, hil.-.,, --
An, rl F1 i h trdr t .in i.hi,.u hhu iitr, r.- i.

\\ ho %% .31du I lii' ijta i k. .. '.

N w',- dl.rin dh -tai"i run tircs anid pair,-,
'nii.,iiu h to hrcak their i,_,ni -.
Tilh lire-muen ., 'ear, [tile i' ll,'i!"i ; .iar
Arid tlh nimler u't r I ti ulie .

Th[, rnof aidl wall, and rilairi and all,
Anid rjftei-; l inill>h in,
PrlM flani i" an.d Ilal7' fuiw all amaZi',
And luake a dirtail'il din!

And hnrr;d 'crecami, A hen brick' and beams
Carn, tumbling un httir head';
Anid 'omr arc -mj- i'd. and i.-ume ar. da li'd;
Soune leap on f.itlir libed.

Soni. burn, ,orin hike' iith lire and -'imoke;
And oh, nlihat id,,! tin. cau-'.?
My heart'.- dinima.'d, lait ni:ht I pla$'d
With Tomminy, lihiiting itrai- !
ADELAIDE.


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ORIGINAL POEN.


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TIlE TRUANT BOYS.


Tmr monlh a.i- April. and thli morning cordl.
Ii- n llil and N(d.,
To walk toelitr to th, niihb'riua school,
lRu'e early from their b'd.

'When reached the -,chool, Hal -a!aal, Why con
S.,ur ta-k,
Demure and priim n
Ere we go in, let me one que'tirn a-k:-
Ned, 'hall we go and .im.m'

S Fearlcs of future pinihna.nt or blame,
T A%%a) they hied,
Throw' many verdant ntld,, until the) came
Unto the river -ide.

The broad stream narro-'d in its onward eoure,
And deep and still,
It silent ran, and let with rapid force,
To turn a nvighb'ring mill.

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rOR INrANT M!NDI,5.

('iridr the mill an richi -ip'di wide, and -(cni'd
1h,: lai., ol duiath '
T'lhrouh tin- tihe' -niitih dt ctitful waters tetni'd
On ditadrifl uheel' bnealih.

' lit:y .uim tht> rivtr witle, nor think nor carr-
"I'lii. *,it, r. I1loHA-
Aiid by the iurrtit 4trou, tlii tarritd are
Into the mill-5trt'ari now.

Thip' the si ft watLeir, as ourig Ned wa rtoil'd,
The ,illl ii ht:n near,
On a kihl biar iy hautce lie laWd fa.t hold,
Anti -tupj'rI li- dread career.

But luckless ial iaa by the mill-a heel torn;-
A iarnJii <.ad!
And th, untimelI death, all friends now mourn,
Of thi, poor tiuant lad!
ADTLAIDE.








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ORIGINAL PFOrM


GEORGE AND TIHE CHIMNEY-



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FlO;t INt T MINDS.


1 o hlie tdll jnd i iki,: i to),
Th.- tijnaiwc.t Ginh I v.-r ki .t
\\W tjrt nai.lu hn i !,l,. ,i a. i% ,it.i h d,,n.,
lT hi.t t1 :.t lI. t, i,,t1 that 'IJul's-ca p iii : '"

ADntL I!DE.








TilE BITTFEriFL\.


T t [lButter:i'. ,ii lit i'lf 1.
Nitr I,,ne- nii.l.'-. 'i.r y,, canl -ill,
like I. the l.-i nd bi, d:
Nor d.,-* it, like the prudint .ilit,
I..j1 iup the *.rj.n fI'r iiii. i'f %vant,
A uii-r and e'itiou ti loard.

Ii outh i. hilt a lu'nipr'l( d.',
'Tlitii, lilk( !n hi.' alnd ai, I'll l.ay
A ,tii' i.f lIc-ninl b\ ;
'And Ihoiigh !'rini tl.,v'r to !lou'r I rove,
Mi. 'took o(' %%iidoni I'll iripruil,
Nor be a Buttc-rfy. ADCLAIDk.


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0JR INFNT" MI N[D. 59

And ih,.n I 6,nd -' trjrv'llr de'ad,
.'l tbi! '. ith I- j'. h I r ci rp-e l -_h1 pread,
*\n i *i ij.l |Il V..1 li I .
.\ h. ti. I.n ) [Ir-' ., e Crunii- -1i br rad prday tling!
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'IIE NIGHTINGALE.

Tii| ilajitive, note'., s'weit Philomel,
All ith'r nii lhdie ,xcc.! '
D.'.'p inii the mu, e retii'd,
'I'hMu -Ctn-'lJ t 11ii 'iIf a'id 'oi _.n ., hide,
Notr dj't thou lji:.at ur plitie ii [h pride,
Nur wii Ih o hbe adiiiii'd.

'u. ;l' ei'ilu'd witlh j.jui'r aid grace,
And 'ith li at ii ..i, 'r niv will keep pace,
TI air ai .crn'riuu [.art
i.ii(e. pal.itr oLtefntatiotiis shoI '
Nor let i Iil'rjl an. tiin kIJOW,
A %-itness but II, In.crt. &DjLLAJlri.










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A n_', i, b!..' i 1%.ii l, me -har'd.

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JuLn irn p .'e ,,r i, e ii,
Luvc, and that,' atil prai-' ibtL Lord!
APE! I DE.


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FOI INFANT MINDS.


WASHING AND DRESSING.

Am! why will my dear little girl be so cross,
And cry, and look sulky, and pout?
To lose her sweet smile is a terrible loss,
I can't even kiss her without.

You say you don't like to be wash'd and be drest,
But would you be dirty and foul?
Come, drive that long sob from you dear little breast
And clear your sweet face from its scowl.

If the water is cold, and the comb hurts your head.
And the soap has got into your eye,
Will the water grow warmer forall that you've said?.
And what good will it do you to cry?

It is not to tease you, and hurt you, my sweet,
But only for kindness and care,
That I wash you, and dress you, and make you
look neat,
And comb out your tanglesome hair. '





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Fun iT INr Ml VL. 63
A. l. -r,'wV wiJ.r,.- an I w.i r i ti, i] jt tor and nurse,
Tu cuirc Ii- di-'rd. r %"crc -.,:ri :
Ar '1 1i hl. ,, i'ill tIlj.i I..~' hjil 0physic to drink,
W\-hi, IIIm >. -, I ,.1n I t.l I r.
A rid t, ,.i ,.1i rh, h ,i i h, i,. Il' ii t,- i,,t head,
|i ,. lit;,-ir i i(h i, kn .-s .m dl pain,
I1. i'.,Ill ri'., hilt t l.t' iF:- rIC.- ,,.! 1'i hom his cake:
D l.i1i' be 'tic! a .l12iiitii 2 iln.'"

ANN.







ANOTIIIrnR PILU-M CAKE.


SOn! 'i ...- .uof a plitim cake, and a fra't letus make,
C,,_.c *,:lhi,>I-lt.liii-o~. omu at miny call;
I a..ire r u'i "t1- nit'. ai!d dr..'ll cr ,h have a slice,
H .r,' nirc th.in ,Iluu.ih for ii, all.

rfThu- -a;id itile Jick, a- hlie zavc it a smack,
A.rid jha'iIenI'd hi, krnifle to beoin!
And thicrr %% not tlone fonild, upon all the play-
igruninl,
Su cruis that he would not come in.





S64 ORIGINAL rOEMS,

f With masterly strength he cut through it at kncth,
And gave to each playmate a share;
D)i. k. William, and James, and many i.i.oir- anie.-
P.irtook his benevolent care.

A nil shen it was done, and they'd finishl'd t i.:'i r I'un,
STi, marbles or hoop they went back ;
Anl .ach little boy felt it always a joy,
T., do a good turn for good Jack.

In 6i- task and his book, his bestpleasrte, lie to-..k,
A, as he thus wisely began,
iiwCr he's been a man grown, he has contartly
shown,
T- Th.tt a good boy will make a good nuan.
ANN.







FOR A NAUGHTY LITTLE G I R L.

M sweet little girl should be cheerful and uiild,
An>. should not be fretful, and cry!
C hy is this passion? remember, my child,
tLd sees you, who lives in the sky.





FOR INFANT MINDS. 65
That dear little Nace, which I like so to kiss,
l-UH dreall'ifl and .ad it appears!
Do .ou think I cjin 1.)rr .',u so naughty as this,
Or ki' ou all cletild with tears?

Itueeniher. though God is in heaven, my love,
lHi' -ot.' l c'i, u within and i without,
And al\a :i i.jk dcuwn from his glory above,
To ntice %'hbat you are about.

I'l am not uith yoni, or if itL be dark,
And nflo),% ii in the nvay,
4iI i v,.a ia.s iIle yilour doings to mark,
In tih:- nigit is it is in the day.

'iti.n dry nwi ouir tear-, andi look smiling again,
Arid n..ier dio thin., that are wrong;
I.,r I'm -!ire %,u ni-ut f>el it a terrible pain,
'1" bhe naughitv and crying so long.

\'Ill piry v,thun, thatGod may yourpassionforgive,
And teal'h % on t'rm evil to fly;
And thn b.e1,,1 le happy a- long as you live,
And hapl,'. hen'vcr % ou die.
AN. TX


VOL. I.


a





ORIGINAL POEM1.


HONEST OLD TRAY.


n0'! d,.n't hurt the dog, love poor honest oldTray I
What good will it do you to drive him away,
Or t-ase him) to force him to bite?
Rrwniber how faithful he is to his charge,
Aind bairks at the rogues when we set him at large ,
S, And guards us by day and by night.

I'ho ih you, by and by, will grow up to a man,
A .\n d Tray'll be a dog, let him grow as he can,
%' Iemt niber, my good little lad,
L. dog that is honest, and faithful, and mild,
1, not only better than is a. bad child,
But better than men that are bad.

I' 1" i,,u are a boy, and Tray is but a beast,
I ti i n V it should teach you one lesson at least,
You ought to act better than he;
\nil if without reason, or judgment, or senseI
,! '1 r.' dots as we bid him, and gives no offence,
I k, to diligent Richard should be.
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FOR INFANT MINDS. 6T

If I do but just whistle, as often you've seen,
Jie seems to say, 11 Master, what is it you mean?
My courage and duty are tried."
And see, when I throw my hat over the pale,
He fetches it back, and comes wagging his tail,
And lays it down close by my side.

y I Then honest old Tray, let him sleep at his ease,
While from him you learn to endeavour to please,
And obey me with spirit and joy;
Or else we shall find (what would grieve me to say)
f That Richard's no better than honest old Tray!
And a brute has more sense than a boy!
ANN.
17



TO A LITTLE GIRL THAT HAS TOLD
A LIE.

AND has my darling told a lie?
S Did she forget that God was by?
That God who saw the thing she did,
From whom no action can be hid;
Did she forget that God could see,
And hear, wherever she might be?
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5 rRI I".AL POr'Pr,
lie maIde your f atl. aii can dli-ceern
\Vhich,'rr iav 1i.u tlink to, turn:
hi' iialdl your earl, and h,- ran h,.i r.
M hten vou think ni)hud i- near:
In cv'ry plare, by ni.jit ,.r &lI.
lie uati ahe, ai Pilt d.. aid -.1Y

Iou } *,i.;ht, 0bi>',2I:i' Vou I ere 2on,1',
Y i.UI lat. h..' n iih mi r rc ,ild Li 1' i.i ii,
Biut curinin. liars art finJ oilif,
W haitrLr -ayc they w;nd :about:
And al, r's be afraid, my de-ar,
ToJ it'il a li..-rror God can hear!


I ii.lh, n. I-]ve. %ou'd allvai%. try
Tlo act .- -liall n ,i iim.. a lit':
A nd ib o I, LI i i i-i a thii't! ..i 0.1,
Tha ha; Il In 'l'r- fi.rbi,!ileir i ,ml
-ti r i' i ihili h. 11.h i dl ire
TIu ti.,.i \ l'r (_,il i.o tht., '!

A" hy -hiild ,.J J. ar t.i t-*I mre trw ?
(C'i.nL'e- and thrn I'lI p.dnio .,1
TrlIl rti vw,'rt qorrv, and Aoi'll try-
To act the b. i .r h\ arid Ih N
And then, i i...r 'er our rriit ha, tiro'n,
IIt oun't be hall -o gr atr a -in:





FOR INFANT MINDS. 9

Bat cheerful, innocent, and gay,
As passes by the happy day,
You'll never have to turn aside,
From any one your faults to hide;
Nor heave a sigh; nor have a fear,
That either God or I should hear.
ANX.




THE TWO GARDENS.

WHEN hlarry and Dick had been striving to please,
Their father (to whom it was known)
Made two little gardens, and stock'd them with trees,
And gave one to each for his own.

Harry thanked his papa, and with rake, hoe, and
spade,
Directly began his employ:
And soon such a neat little garden was made,
That he panted with labour and joy.

There was always some bed or some border to mend,
Or something to tie or to stick;
And Harry rose early his garden to tend,
While snoring lay indolent Dick.
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71 OftI-I.N.iL rY oi.'iPO
To.
'Th': tulip, thr ro ., and the hl 'o whitc,
I ni rt lli, ir b,)auitif l hI b I "i
A nil 1l11 lift h,.oftc. O-b. f*,,'r ro-,n, his IiI. lIt,
To ip the dIi:'uni .rrimurc.

A iueat roiw of' p,.' hi fill I',lo-r'ni %.rr. v,in,
F r- >-h hi im ..11 I, ..,i'i ,, ii.j -
A 1I I I :' I r r1-1 LI' r i t i I ii diiU i Ii -r-it h ot Ilie v







F o e-I L 1 L1* '1 11r 1) *
r a .- I l a b aI. y [!' -.. i'.,1 '. .
5.\ M '' I- .>- l ,. rit'd h im 1, : n r, ..,... ,

*-. .., t ,jI r !".. t ,'.;,, n .-,r iit- w.,,r i ,. ,


I;, .'n k *.v ,., ; ,'. i i', r lI ', ,i- ,l '. I,, ..

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'i' ,.-- ,,'***^ i f ;' ^ .t :.*t ., i i ',ii !'r,.m th I ;.* n-l~d
', ,. I h;. 'r,,.: .i-.t. I d I 0m r4:

',"!,'i ;." .',-, i 4 61- i, 11 ,j 1 .1.,1 1'l to behll,, l
'[ i >i., i| ". ;,.; 1 ...i.i'.' c."- .n .l Ir-,'





l!', 1 I1 'ANT HIIND'.


r s- ,-r---/




MY MOTIIIE.


i., r di i m u q r i '1'i I ir I t .- I jr, i.. V,
A i. I h LI o' i iii a: 'i i ni I r,
A ll ,.id l.s c.h, f k "%.v,. NI i't . [.lpt'- t:
M) Mj-ther.

V%' 1l..!i -A I
A' :1.,.. k I. I | I 1.- %I t. t[\ I.| I I a *
A ].i ti' I it,_. -1 ll n it jt I *lou I' d i ti
.Alil] IHuik',i,, i~irlut 1 iJlll| l[ 11)t \ ':
My Ml.jthr.

W ho .jt and 1a'ri.'d m% iiil'.Vit 1ILId,
\\ l. i -i.,-rpinn ,.-ii i,, % .1 -11o.. h A.d
[Ait t ..,r.i ,I l -". - <:t l| i t .'l, .in icd
My Mothe't.

I\VhLn piA n and .i'k's made me cry,
\'hio gzu'd u pon my heavy eye',
And wept, for fear thai I should dir?
NI) MoLther,





72 ORIGINAL POEMS,
Who drest my doll in clothes so gay,
And taught me pretty how to play,
And minded all I had to say?
My Mother.


Who ran to help me when I fell,
And would some pretty story tell,
Or kiss the place to make it well ?
My Mother.


Who taught my infant lips to pray,
And love God's holy book and day,
And walk in wisdom's pleasant way?
My Mother.


And can I ever cease to be
Affectionate and kind to thee,
SWho wast so very kind to me,
My Mother?


Ah! to, the thought I cannot beat,
And if God please my life to spare,
I hope I shall rewaiJd thy care,
l M3y Mother.

I1l





FOR INFANT MINDS. 7

When thou art feeble, old, and grey,
My healthy arm shall be thy stay,
And I will soothe thy pains away,
My Mother.

And when I see thee hang thy head,
'Twill be my turn to watch ilth bed,
And tears of sweet affection shed,
My Mother.

For God, who lives above the skies,
Would look with vengeance in his eyes,
If I should ever dare despise
My Mother.
ANN.







TIHE PALACE AND COTTAGE.


HIGI on a mountain's haughty steep
Lord Hubert's palace stood;
Before it roll'd a river deep,
Behind it wav'd a wood.


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74 OR-INiL POr'n,

Low in an unfrqueniitcd tai,,
A pL i-ant built hik cell:
ci e- I i.i 'r. per rur'nd tihe' 'olin: alr.
And ,. ic'd li'i riid.n acll.

Loud riot throw' Lord ilubc-rt's hall
In noi-v c.'laniour; rani:
lit- 'caCClI tlo-'d hi- .e e4- at all,
I'll breaking, djy bu.an.

In >-'ncs or quiet and repose
Young Willia m'; life -as !pent;
With morning's early 1cam he rouse,
And whistleid a., he w-iutnt.

On sauciN rirh, and iiandc fine,
Lord Hubert daily. frid;
His rohlet fill'd with -parklin4- wine,
Ili; board with daintie, ,prrad.

AWarm from the sickle or the plough,
Iii- heart as light a- air,
TIL- gar'decn ground, and dappled cow,
supplied d your\ Willliamn' rar..

On bed-i of down beset jith gold,
With satin curtain- drawn,
lls' re%'ri-h limb, Lord Hubert roll'd,
From midnight'; gloom to morn.

S, II





FOIL INFANT MINIS.
Stretch'd on a hard and flocky bed,
The cheerful rustic lay;
And sweetest slumbers lull'd his head,
From eve to breaking day.

Fever, and gout, and aches, and pains,
Destroy'd Lord Hubert's rest;
Disorder burnt in all his veins,
And sickened in his breast.

A stranger to the ills of wealth,
Behind his rugged plough,
The cheek of William glow'd with health,
And cheerful was his brow.

No gentle friend to soothe his pain,
Sat near Lord Hubert's bed;
His friends and servants, light and vain,
From scenes of sorrow fled.

But when on William's honest head
Time scatter'd silver hairs,
His wife and children round his bed,
Partook and sooth'd his cares.

The solemn hearse, the waving plume.
A train of mourners grim,
Carried Lord Hubert to the tomb,
But no one griev'd for him.


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ORIGIN \!. POll ,

N v Mip in'j gy e, no, 'r.anilr lbtvj't,
L.in-r,' d hi; de ia.,
Nor round Iii, n,,. iffi. i pr|r-t.
To gaze Ul.un hi- 3la.

But v hen tupi n hi- d in bed
O il W\ ;Ill nI' Iuil' to lit,
\Whitn lj-ri,'' ,at. had chill'd hik, lold.
And d,.jri hait -.aIj.'d hi- .;,>-

", <,; I ~ I.. I) f,., d Af. 6-,n ,,,, .'d
I ," ,It fldlfl" 311 e) o-hld
A DLI 'i,.j. 1 J 1 []-. :h !)-mjli]=h i,,[, '>.
fl.,ll' !.,j k th11 ad i ,'%l%, I.

N n niarldei [pile, nur C,-,4[\ i.-,inl),
P ',-- i t n u t %% h e r \ \ 'i l l ij n o ic.-! ) >- :
[itt thet i t idd th. nii .indl ',)t *lilp: bluumi,
And th .I lf,'ctiun t _[-.
%' V.


.* '*fl^*^^




ron INFANT MINDi.


BALL.

Mi *;i(:od liitic f Sti-j'll iro'ik tiui-,hbouLiir'- ,ii id.' -. I know :
Ol thit- mnd -' it.i houi.e' tLhere i- r,..,n id to 'pare,
]Co It*nid. t.u ta311 hai e a dcIi-hllil gjii, Ih .'re,
W itIh:l,,t w'.-lr li: fur % hti.re i., u ni ft thr, .

flarry ti ll.Wn i t rI i.rzht .r,,jr.1 ,l.n ;ilUil ,ii_ p! s,,
1,\ 1I0 a ih t .ll [ u;t"r v 'c rt: thliaii )- r,-.re:
s,,. I,,.dli, -' i" all iia13i. ii- tit .-r r idd -a ,
A ,'tI.l i' l lieC w i t ir .i 11 1 If I it .i I
Ri;'..iv'd ta, FtIv-: lilft ihruir- ni-'ar.

A il,:i'.d v- I'.ir ai; iij Iflrt. lit r -,'.
AnId io i i-ii-liii "rI' iaip-iiu'd at it!l ;
ChiIO [i"i'i'., ;iid iiIt mIare. I.- --iaL'n 'i'ilv thritni v,
D1 Lit Lbii, a- .e thought, ju3t arri'.d at the ci.-,.
In |i.ip|l'd hik nif,_rtunal c ba.il.

,I'.-,r IIrb r -j.o.,d r'r;htrn'd, and turning alh ,it,
V\ .' ..iiain_- at h!F. hie had done'.
A tite b.il .it.h1 poppi'l in, 'co neighFJour ti p|)'td out,
Aini i, h *,)-,d hiir-t'-t hip lie beat hiii about,
ill Ilfri y rjept.ilt-d his fun.

* MItL. L. a





7 ORIGIN U POEtI ,
When little folks thitik tilt kn,,, better than grem,
And what i, rIfrhiddin tlhemn dio;
rW e must alwa. expect' ti.) "*,-,. ,oniur or I.tL,
That suth wi-e little f.iuli have a similar I'fjtt,
And that une of the li(t ToeC- tilhrouh.
,IN N -
A






'i~m:j AxIm) 'riiu CHow.
STil] FOX AND *rAI DL. O\V.
.A I BEL I.

STiir fox and the i In pt>ro-t. I vel IL kno
C, M ami s,',,d little. ,irl' Lan rt.hearre,
i P ri.pIrh p it "ill t. 1i,
Si'Pre'd iirnarl r a, %ll,1re,
SIf we tir trho -Lnie fabl,.i ilu Trie.


if
W In a d tin r ,'rh|
Heating ,ttrdto go,
''ome f,.,,l for her.. m '' t.j e,-k.
Ft eri up' in ,h.. tr,,-i,
V ii"h -11', ,, 0 1",.
%, JiL. !l I''. u'Iv i i ini -r beak
WA_________





VOl INFANT MINDS.

A fox who liv'd by,
To the tree saw her fly,
And to share in the prize made a vow;
For, having just din'd,
lie for cheese felt inclin'd,
So he went and sat under the bough.

She was cunning he knew,
But so was he too,
And with flatt'ry adapted his plan;
For he knew if she'd speak,
It must fall from her beak,
So bowing politely began.

"1 'Tis a very fine day;
(Not a word did she say;)
The wind, I believe, ma'am, is south;
A fine harvest for peas:"
He then look'd at the cheese,
But the crow did not open her mouth.

Sly Reynard not tir'd,
hler plumage admir'd,
"How charming! how brilliant its hue!
The voice must be fine,
Of a bird so divine,
Ah, let me just near it-pray do.





) ORI'-.I N U POEM-LI

'" J< ia.n. r!iu, I ion.z
T .I t I .1 .' .. u i s,,|l i. c -


T~~dl IIL. -
T h, ,1lh '-.j .,- lill!%lii trieq..-





II L.L rri.it, .pal
*h l- 11 0 ,,' 1-' F fall..'"I* l.
\\-^Hl. l l i hI.p' I.Ii.L
An ll' k" ,_,i iI r .i i ..\L .




V _. T T L. B
Yt' iiii,,n ,.t I'.ilr-
OTe i -'\L.N',il DIKI It I tr.,

TI:, l.irttr' F i- r ii% t'. ri :
A'r t il L r I pirtl ujir
And k1 .-I to ,Irjin *i.,. n d
A 'n.. iten i. u, h.i. littilr to I'lear.
U. I T I L B.




I'll": _AND1-1ING "]PITnANT.

A ni! ,.,1-' di li I. iiiitinkin ; ,,.lth,
1,r 1 oh. t: Li t, u., i 't fr. 1 .?
']',j ..lt-r rl n. + n,,v i i. O!f th,.- t-'l h,
A.\ 1J i1nh n 1,.,r lar-lon [ri. )

M, AT% r,.'nt- l>..,tii .ar,' ,o,,d ,1 ncl kind;
lu' [nettti.l i riir- .-
W\'ith it,-.pin. I am almoi l [,find;
0, 1 -hall perih here!.







The night comes oi) the air is sharp,
And now it blows a storm;
The pinching wind my skin doth warp,
Mly features soft deform.

As in the stream my face I view'd,
The face to me was new;
The buffeting of breezes rude
Have changed it black and blue.

My clothes are by the brambles torn,
My legs are wounded sore;
My friends, to see my limbs would mourn:-
Those limbs all stained with gore.

1, in some well or ditch may fall,
SAnd there, when I am found,
Then some will pity me, and all
Will say, The boy is drown'd."

This place is lonely, wild, and drear;
I know not where to turn.-
I'll lay me down and perish here:
I freeze, and now I bur.

i .. a ll;ht! a INght 'tis 'ure!
A Jalk o'Lanthorn? no:
It LoLi0- from.i indrr cottage door.
Anbd to tItat door I'll go.
H3





*2hIGlAL POtbH,

N1. I 3' ..2r-bv. adla, am I:
0 .zi; rite -hIlte .r. [ray:
Or tl-i.' it h hun,,rr I .hiIll die,
Fur I Ijrt'e I.J'l rl it 31v.

(.r *.,n .iriwt- ljjta or i:-.n the fltit r,
"' n- iii jr, -.ri !.,t rn> lie ;
O)r i-t th, ii I nail't _'rd ire,
[L..l>-iUh I' lai.'-Lk\.

An 1 l,.r iiif r-h m\ r.i'c: -a fri .t;
"'I'h .i ,i t" a l fii l. 'd "
"' eII' |IadI '.n t I'lr.1 'I. l I- a Itrt(a'
D)ar ,_iiin, ;,,l and 4o._.d.

To-ninirw niornin.,; ke nme home;
Y'.j''ll Itedi tIv lihaiik. rLeire'.
M\I fath.'s ri -h, th.,' it ld I roam.-
M. tal' ,-, u mjt\ bIi. Ic.

Jf you 4o-huId ha.T a child diitr'o;t,
M.* griref A% ih [pit.% -ce ;
'With 'uch a 'rit'nd -wav he be blcdt,
A4 )ou shill pit) me.


ADLLA Ir DE





niolR !ijftA M|NI)C, 83"







Tr11E S.NAIL.

'IE -nil, hiv hI, creerp- .loi. I uvu -r tit \a\ll,
S u,.-.u...l nu, it t io ai..l..- 1 r,,r,., at ill,.
A irno..t ,. h \c'r ',! !ia ,. hIim ui fi ,Il lii,:
li'i ljn; -iin;o% hjd lh, lru't.. ,.u; out i.il,
A nli dra_.); Ah.,nj i,' th ilh iii hI i, -,u d h,:,l,..,; lh,;]l.
Anil I .ve. a bright pIathJuJv ,hi.l him. t.

SL a -. far,.r-r, caid John, pit hit l.a7 o-,( -o il.
t..', dl.Ifl-.t ,nil liuir crailln r ,'"r a .
Fi: .,',u h all nuI [.ti,.i>' t V ,.)r :
: u i,, il I -',<, l 'i 1 viu., .1 IIpi a.;A ,
t ii" r tlih' %orll- t'w.n' s r l,: in a di..
A: IUi lll W 1 ll''1' off in a hliri'.

SW e!l. .1 h!u, aidi h-,i faih,_r, h,,' a:1 I'm at'i I;Il
T i' i i im j ii-il ,o'i .'n111 lu_ t 'i _It.- [if,.lu ',
I1;['I *lil *uu'dta ru'.. uin a .1 ,uui i.I i .u r:
A, I1,. ,'. idle ,,,' -i ..-,in 'ujll ini-t a.-ail.
A" fk, it li3r ur u; nru' r.il !i m olr joakesin Iu;cn;il,
_"'. A rd dub 3uur ii ti'rk rulhur fa.Enr.
J. *i.





ORIGINALL POEMS,


THE HOLIDAYS.

An! don't 'ou rerrimeniber "i alirn.jt D.cembt r,
And s;w.In will th,. hi,,ldayt c-opn.iL;
Oh. '(till I.ce oj funni I'.: 1.I,n', .'f niuti1,tc
I'll bnh j fit a %iord aind .1 dinii, .

Thum; -;aid litii- ilarri. n ililiin. to ari.,
S Imripatient ., tiurr from -ciiol;
But twe _J.hll dikcter, thi. h.,lidlav I.,i, r
Spoke bhli like a tluild and a I-o.Al.

For "hen lihe ali.'Ihrr-d ,i hiill dri'liteldi ,
Alra, f'ru, lij ni- I nad hi' h,-t..
h Though plavthin.,' -urr.jiund-,l. ,il ] an .] i..c t
abouirild.
Chagrin Gtill appirai'd in luik--.

Tho I tW I 'll, \ 1h 1 v. ii l ,h, i g t ,lii tui) rr, ni.,' *iv,gl,'d.
And throiin aray o-1t E.l f hi- h :
Jlie pnt ti'rv ri rnrjing in %ureucllici2 and -i ,
Y tl w .iil (o l,:d vo',.ir' jt nirht.

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TOR INFANT MINDS. 85

Hle had not that treasure whichreallymakes pleasure,
(A. secret discovered by few,)
You'll takeit for jini. njrue iliythiug lip w 3t'd.
0 no;-it was something to do.

lIe found that employment created enjoyment,
And pass'd the time cheerful away;
That study and reading, by far were exceeding
His cakes, and his toys, and his play.

To school now returning, to study and learning
With pleasure did Harry apply;
He felt no aversion to books,-'twas diversion,-
And never more caus'd him to sigh. J. T.







t OLD SARAH.


WITH haggard eye, and wrinkled face,
Old Sarah goes, with tott'ring pace,
From door to door to beg;
With gipsy hat and tattered gown,
And petticoat of rusty brown,
And many.colour'd leg.





1OILIGINAL POLM5,

No blazing fire, no cheerful home,
She gof forlorn about to roam,
While minds and tmcnpet Iflu' :
And .v'ry trav'lrr passin i Ii,
She f.uilh.ws iiih a dol.cful try
Of poverty and wo.

But see!, her arm no ba-ket bears,
'With lajCc- -a\, aid ,tooden warn,
And garter;, blue and red;
To ;troll about and drink hrr gin.
She loves fdr liittcr than to ;pin,
Or work to earn her bread.

Old Sarah ev'ry body knois,
Nor is she pilt'd as she goes,
A ni-lanchol f-iht;
For people do nnt like to gile
Rlelil' to thuIe' % ho idle L v.e,
And work not hit-n ithie) michr. J.T.


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OLD SU .AN.

Oi.LD 'ili, in a coltrge -mail,
Tho' Ion ihe roof and mud thie wall,
Arid good a c.auty store,
Enjoi) nilhin her peaceful shetl,
Uer nholteome cru-,t of birley bread,
Nor doe, -he covet more.

Though old and feeble she muit feel,
Shv djily plici her spinning white,
MWithin h'r cOttlagLe gate;
And thu.s, %ith indu_.try andi rare.
Tho' Ionl her pure and hard her fare,
Sihe envies not thie great.

A decent gown n-'he altva. wear,
TliuLigh mianv an ancient patch it bear,
And ritanj a on,' that's new:
No diit i. .etin within her door,
Rled sand 'he spiinkles Oi Lilt- floor.
A- tidyv people do.


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FOB INFANT MINDS.


O no! for my mother ties ill in her bed,
Too feeble to spin or to knit;
And my poor little brothers are crying for bread,
S And yet we can't give them a bit!

Then could I be merry, and idle, and play,
While they are-so hungry and ill?
0 no, I would rather work hard all the day,
My little blue apron to fill."
J. T.







SNOW.

0 COME to the window, dear brother, and see
What mischief was done in the night;
The snow has quite cover'd the jeninetting tree,
And the bushes are sprinkled with white.

The spring in the grove is beginning to fi'ize,
The fish-pond is frozen all o'er;
Long icicles hang in bright rows from bec free.
And drop in odd shapes from the door.,
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90 ORIGINAL POEMI,
The old mossy thatch, aud the meadow so green,
Are sprinkled all over with white;
The snow-drop and crocus no more can be seen,
The thick snow has cover'd them quite.

And see the poor birds how they fly to and fro)
They're come for their breakfast again;
But the little worms all are hid under the snow,
They hop about chirping in vain.

Then open the window, I'll throw them some bread,
I've some of my breakfast to spare;
I wish they would come to my hand to be fed,
But they're all flown away, I declare.

Nay now, pretty birds, don't be frightened, I pray,
You shall not be hurt, I'll engage;
I'm not come to catch you, and force you away,
And fasten you up in a cage.

I wish you could know you've no cause for alarm,
From me you have nothing to fear;
Why, my little fingers should do you no harm,
Although you came ever so aear.
J. T.