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Individual Item Contents: WPRP 408

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Author

Elliott, Mary (b. ca. 1792)

Title

Innocent Poetry for Infant Minds / by Mary Elliott and Others

Imprint

London : William Darton, 58, Holborn Hill, 1823 (Hackney : Printed by G. Smallfield).


Call number

WPRP 408

Physical Description

iv, 5-72 p., [6] leaves of plates: ill. ; 15 cm

Notes

Publisher's advertisements on p. 68-72. Frontispiece and 5 engraved plates dated May 1, 1818.  Cf. Gumuchian, 2382.  Cf. Jordan, P.D. Mary Bellson Elliott, 58.

Epigraph

none

Contents

THE LITTLE PILGRIM

5

THE ADVANTAGES OF EDUCATION

6

ON A SLEEPING INFANT

8

VALUE OF TIME

10

NIGHT

10

ON REVENGE

12

THE GNAT

13

ON GRANDEUR

14

THE SUN

15

THE WISH

16

GOD THE BEST JUDGE

17

ON LOVE TO ONE ANOTHER

18

ON DEATH

19

THE MAN OF SNOW

21

HONEY OF THE MIND

22

FIRST RECOLLECTION OF DAWN

23

SPRING

25

SUMMER

26

AUTUMN

28

WINTER

29

FIRST RECOLLECTION OF PUBLIC WORSHIP

30

CENSURE

32

ON ENVY

33

ON GOOD HUMOUR

34

ON CHARITY

36

THE HOUSE BUILT OF CARDS

37

A CHILD'S LAMENTATION FOR THE DEATH OF A DEAR MOTHER

38

PRIDE

40

FALSE AND TRUE PRAISE

41

THE FISH ON THE HOOK

42

OBEDIENCE TO PARENTS

43

ON VANITY

44

HUMANITY TO THE DUMB SPECIES

45

A MORNING PRAYER

47

AN EVENING PRAYER

48

THE CHERRY TREE

49

SUBMISSION TO THE DIVING WILL

50

THE WISH

51

ON IDLENESS

52

THE CHILD'S HOPE

53

THE FIELD LILY

54

HOLY EXAMPLE

55

FALSEHOOD

56

THE BLIND BOY

57

COMPASSION FOR THE DEFORMITIES OF OTHERS

60

ON TRUTH

61

"THOU, GOD, SEEST ME"

62

CAT AND THE DOVES

63

GOD EVERY WHREE

63

"JESUS SAID, SUFFER LITTLE CHILDREN TO COME UNTO ME"

65

THE SAILOR BOY'S REFLECTION

66