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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 196

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Author

Elliott, Mary.

Title

Simple truths in verse, for the amusement, and instruction of children, at an early age. By Mary Belson. 1st ed.

Imprint

London : Printed by and for W. Darton, 1812.

Call Number

WPRP 196

Physical Description

iv, 104 p. : ill., front. ; 14 cm

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 117

 

Notes

Includes Preface.

Epigraph

none

Online copies

CU Digital Library

Contents

The Dangerous Trial

5

Second Thoughts are best

6

New Shoes

7

Good Advice lost

8

False Alarms

9

The New Looking-Glass

10

Penny Wise

11

I will

12

I will not

13

The Giver

14

An Excuse for Puss

15

Use of the Cow

16

What is Veal

17

What is Mutton

18

Pork and Beef

19

The Questions

20

The Answer

21

The Bible

22

The Grateful Child

23

Bricks

24

Paper

25

Silk Worms

26

Butter

27

Tea

28

Coffee

29

The Crocus

30

See Saw

31

Folly of Fear

32

The Grey Horse

33

Pudding or no Pie

34

The Bee

35

The Blackbird

36

A Cure for Pale Cheeks

37

The Beauty of Truth

38

Knives, not to be played with

39

The Use of a Spoon

40

Mary and the Pear

41

The Busy Child

42

Sulky Children no Gainers

43

The Folly of Passion

44

Make Free with your own

45

Worth of the Dog

46

Reading quick, not Reading well

47

Early Rising

48

The Last New Doll

49

The Value of Order

50

The Card House

51

The Wooden Leg

52

Envy

53

The Birth-Day

54

The Stray Lamb

55

Do, as you would be done unto

56

The Nest

57

The Little Miser

58

The Spendthrift

59

The Pleasures of Wealth

60

Reading

61

Temper

62

Puss can take her own Part

63

A Baby

64

Listen and Learn

65

Think, before you Act

66

Consequences of Age

67

Use of Physic

68

The Frog, a harmless Creature

69

Know your own Mind

70

Give freely, or not at all

71

Keep your Promises

72

A fault Confessed, is half Repented

73

Easy to give up Trifles for a good Purpose

74

A Friend in Need, is a Friend indeed

75

Folly of Pouting

76

Triumph of Temper

77

The Idle Boy

78

The Idle Girl

79

The Dunce

80

The Tear

81

The Oak

82

What is Reason

83

Going to School

84

The Snail

85

Holiday Time

86

My Bible

88

Poor Carlo

90

My Conscience

93

Epitaph on an Infant

95

What is Worship

96

The Glow-worm

98

The African

99

Days, Hours, and Minutes

100

Names of Days and Seasons

101

An Island explained

103