UCB Libraries

 

Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 200

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

 

Author

Taylor, Jane (1783-1824).

Title

Original poems, for infant minds, by several young persons. 4th ed. of Vol. I. 1st ed. of Vol. II.

Imprint

London : Printed for Darton and Harvey

Year of Publication

1805

Call Number

WPRP 200

Physical Description:

2 v.

Citation:

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 324

Notes

Contains Preface.

Epigraph

Illustrations with caption from the author in Vol. II and epigraph:
In 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. II: Then their good father, with spectacled nose,
Reads the Bible aloud, e'er he takes his repose.

Contents

CONTENTS.

VOL. I

A true Story

1

The Bird's Nest

4

The Hand-Post

7

Spring

9

Summer

11

Autumn

13

Winter

15

To a Butterfly, on giving it Liberty

17

The Tempest

18

The Church-yard

20

Morning

22

Evening

23

The Idle Boy

24

The Industrious Boy

26

The little Fisherman

28

Old Age

31

The Apple Tree

32

The Disappointment

34

The Shepherd Boy

35

The Robin

38

James and the Shoulder of Mutton

39

False Alarms

41

The Child's Monitor

43

The Boys and the Apple Tree

44

The Wooden Doll and the Wax Doll

47

Idle Dicky and the Goat

49

Never play with Fire

50

The Truant Boys

52

George and the Chimney-sweeper

54

Sophia's Fool's cap

56

The Butterfly

57

The Redbreast

58

The Nightingale

59

The Lark

60

Washing and Dressing

61

The Plum Cake

62

Another Plum Cake

63

For a naughty little Girl

64

Honest old Tray

66

To a little Girl that has told a Lie

67

The two Gardens

69

My Mother

71

The Palace and Cottage

73

Ball

77

The Fox and the Crow

78

The wandering Truant

80

The Snail

83

The Holidays

84

Old Sarah

85

Old Susan

87

The Gleaner

88

Snow

89

The Pigs

91

Finery

92

Crazy Robert

93

Employment

94

The Fighting Birds

96

Creation

97

The Tempest

98

 

CONTENTS.

VOL. II

TURNIP Tops

1

The Vulgar Little Lady

2

Meddlesome Matty

3

The last Dying Speech and Confession of poor Puss

6

Day

10

Night

12

Deaf Martha

14

The Pin

15

The Little Bird's Complaint to his Mistress

17

The Mistress's Reply to her Little Bird

19

The true History of a poor Little Mouse

21

The Chatterbox

22

The Snowdrop

23

The Yellow Leaf

24

Poor Pompey's Complaint

25

The Pond

28

The English Girl

30

The Scotch Laddie

31

The Welch Lad

33

The Irish Boy

34

Greedy Richard

36

Dirty Jack

38

The Farm

40

Reading

42

Idleness

43

The Horse

44

The Good-natured Girls

47

Mischief

49

The Spider

51

The Cow and the Ass

52

The Blind Sailor

55

The Worm

57

Fire

58

Air

60

Earth

62

Water

63

Tit for Tat

65

Jane and Eliza

67

Eliza and Jane

69

The Baby

70

The poor Old Man

72

The notorious Glutton

74

The little Cripple's Complaint

77

Poor Donkey's Epitaph

79

The Orphan

81

Rising in the Morning

82

Going to Bed at Night

83

Frances keeps her Promise

ib.

My Old Shoes

86

To George pulling Buds

ib.

A New-year's Gift

87

The cruel Thorn

90

Nimble Dick

91

The Linnet's Nest

93

The Italian Greyhound

94

The Use of Sight

95

The Morning's Task

98

The Oak

101

Careless Matilda

102

The Mushroom Girl

105

Beasts, Birds, and Fishes

106

The Spider and his Wife

109

The Poppy

111

The Violet

112

The Way to be happy

113

Contented John

114

The Gaudy Flower

115

Sluttishness

116

December Night

118

Poverty

119

The Village Green

120