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Individual Item Contents: WPRP 79

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Author

[Trevenen, Emily.]

Title

Little Derwent's breakfast. By a lady.

Imprint

London : Smith, Elder and Co. 1839.

Physical description

viii,84,[4]p. Advts. Original blue ribbed cloth.

Citation

Not in Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women; multiple copies in Worldcat.

Call number

WPRP 79.

Notes

Includes Preface.

Written 'for the amusement of a child of seven years old, whose name appears in the Title Page. He is the grandson of the late S.T. Coleridge, Esq.' Preface. Emily Trevenen, acquaintance of Wordsworth and friend of the Lambs.

Epigraph

Illustration with caption from the author and epigraph:
Well, little Derwent! let us see
How nice a breakfast you have got,
While dear Mamma has made the tea,
Here comes your Bread-and-milk quite hot.
Seek and find
Instruction with a thankful Mind.
 
SOUTHEY.

Contents

 

CONTENTS.

DEDICATION.

To Derwent Moultrie Coleridge

1

INTRODUCTORY POEMS.

Early Rising

3

Morning Hymn

5

LITTLE DERWENT’S BREAKFAST.

The Loaf of Bread

9

To D. M. C.

14

Summary

15

Milk

16

The Honey-Comb

19

Win and Wisp

24

Eggs

27

Tea

30

Coffee

33

Sugar

35

West India Islands

38

The Rivals; or, Sugar and Salt

42

The Little Gentlemen

46

After Breakfast

47

Farewell

50

OCCASIONAL POEMS.

To D. M. C. with a Bible, on his Birth-day

55

To D. M. C. on his Birth-day

59

Cap-a-Pie

61

Little Bow Wow

63

The Baya, or Hindu Spirit

68

The Eaglet of Benvenue

75

To D. M. C. with a Greek Testament, on his Birth-day

81

Lines written in D. M. C.’s Infancy

84