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Author

Taylor, Ann (1782-1866)

Title

Original Poems for Infant Minds / by The Taylor Family

Imprint

Philadelphia : H.F. Anners, 1840


Call number

WPRP 381

Physical Description

180 p. : ill. ; 16 cm

Citation

This title in Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, pp. 324-9; this edition has multiple entries in WorldCat.

Notes

Engravings throughout.

Epigraph

"In books, or works, or healthful play,
                  Let my first years be past;
                  That I may give, for every day,
                  Some good account at last." Watts

Online copies

Hathi Trust

Contents

ORIGINAL POEMS

A TRUE STORY

1

THE BIRD'S NEST

8

THE HAND POST

10

SPRING

12

SUMMER

14

AUTUMN

15

WINTER

17

TO A BUTTERFLY, ON GIVING IT LIBERTY

19

THE TEMPEST

20

THE CHURCH-YARD

22

MORNING

24

EVENING

24

THE IDLE BOY

25

THE INDUSTRIOUS BOY

26

THE LITTLE FISHERMAN

27

OLD AGE

29

THE APPLE TREE

31

THE DISAPPOINTMENT

32

THE SHEPARD BOY

33

THE ROBIN

35

JAMES AND THE SHOULDER OF MUTTON

36

THE BOYS AND THE APPLE-TREE

40

THE WOODEN DOLL AND THE WAX DOLL

41

THE CUCKOO AND THE REDBREAST

43

IDLE DICKY AND THE GOAT

44

THE NIGHTINGALE

45

NEVER PLAY WITH FIRE

46

THE LARK

47

THE TRUANT BOYS

48

GEORGE AND THE CHIMNEY-SWEEPER

49

SOPHIA'S FOOLSCAP

50

WASHING AND DRESSING

51

THE PLUM CAKE

52

ANOTHER PLUM CAKE

53

FOR A NAUGHTLY LITTLE GIRL

53

HONEST OLD TRAY

54

TO A LITTLE GIRL THAT HAS TOLD A LIE

56

THE TWO GARDEBS

57

MY MOTHER

58

MY FATHER

60

THE PALACE AND COTTAGE

62

BALL

65

THE MOTHER'S WISH

57

TO MARIA

68

THE SNAIL

69

THE HOLIDAYS

70

OLD SARAH

71

OLD SUSAN

72

THE GLEANER

73

SNOW

73

THE PIGS

75

FINERY

76

CRAZY ROBERT

76

EMPLOYMENT

77

THE FIGHTING BIRDS

78

CREATION

79

THE TEMPEST

80

THE HORSE

85

THE LAST DYING SPEECH AND CONFESSION OF POOR PUSS

89

DAY

92

NIGHT

94

DEAF MARTHA

96

THE PIN

97

THE LITTLE BIRD'S COMPLAINT TO HIS MISTRESS

98

THE MISTRESS'S REPLY TO HER LITTLE BIRD

99

THE TRUE HISTORY OF A POOR LITTLE MOUSE

100

THE CHATTERBOX

101

THE SNOWDROP

102

THE YELLOW LEAF

103

POOR POMPEY'S COMPLAINT

104

THE POND

106

THE ENGLISH GIRL

108

THE SCOTCH LADDIE

109

THE WELCH LAD

110

THE IRISH BOY

111

GREEDY RICHARD

112

DIRTY JACK

113

THE FARM

114

READING

116

IDLENESS

117

THE GOOD-NATURED GIRLS

118

MISCHIEF

119

THE SPIDER

120

THE COW AND THE ASS

121

THE WORM

124

FIRE

125

AIR

126

EARTH

128

WATER

129

TIT FOR TAT

130

JANE AND ELIZA

132

ELIZA AND JANE

133

THE BABY

134

THE POOR OLD MAN

135

THE NOTORIOUS GLUTTON

136

THE LITTLE CRIPPLE’S COMPLAINT

138

POOR DONKEY’S EPITAPH

149

THE ORPHAN

141

RISING IN THE MORNING

142

GOING TO BED AT NIGHT

142

FRANCES KEEPS HER PROMISE

143

MY OLD SHOES

145

TO GEORGE PULLING BUDS

145

A NEW YEAR’S GIFT

146

THE CRUEL THORN

148

NIMBLE DICK

149

THE LINNET’S NEST

151

THE ITALIAN GRAYHOUND

151

THE USE OF SIGHT

152

THE MORNING TASK

154

THE OAK

157

CARELESS MATILDA

157

THE MUSHROOM GIRL

159

BEASTS, BIRDS, AND FISHES

160

THE SPIDER AND HIS WIFE

162

THE POPPY

164

THE VIOLET

164

THE WAY TO BE HAPPY

165

CONTENTED JOHN

166

THTE GAUDY FLOWER

167

SLUTTISHNESS

168

DECEMBER NIGHT

169

POVERTY

170

THE VILLAGE GREEN

171

THE ADVANTAGES OF EDUCATION

172

CRADLE HYMN

173

ON REVENGE

175

THE GNAT

175

TRUE GRANDEUR

176

THE FOOLISH WISH

176

A HYMN

177

ON LOVE TO ONE ANOTHER

177