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Preface

The Arrow and the Song; The Babie; Let Dogs Delight to Bark and Bite; Little Drops of Water; He Prayeth Best; Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star; Spring's at the Morn; The Days of the Month

True Royalty; Playing Robinson Crusoe; My Shadow; Little White Lily

How the Leaves Came Down; Wee Willie Winkie; The Owl and the Pussy-Cat

Wynken, Blynken, and Nod; The Duel

The Boy Who Never Told a Lie; Whatever Brawls Disturb the Street; Bluebell of Scotland; Two Little Wings; Farewell

Casabianca; The Captain's Daughter

The Village Blacksmith; Sweet and Low; The Violet; The Rainbow

A Visit from St. Nicholas; The Star-Spangled Banner

Father William; The Nightingale and the Glow-worm

Jack Frost; The Owl; Little Billie

The Butterfly and the Bee; An Incident of the French Camp; Robert of Lincoln

Old Grimes; Song of Life; Fairy Song

A Boy's Song; Buttercups and Daisies; The Rainbow; Old Ironsides

Little Orphant Annie; O Captain My Captain

Ingratitude; The Ivy Green; The Noble Nature; The Flying Squirrel

Warren's Address; The Song in Camp; The Bugle Song

The Three Bells of Glasgow; Sheridan's Ride

The Sandpiper; Lady Clare

The Lord of Burleigh

Hiawatha's Childhood

I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud; John Barelycorn; A Life on the Ocean Wave

The Death of the Old Year; Abou Ben Adhem

Farm-Yard Song, A

To a Mouse; To a Mountain Daisy

Barbara Frietchie

Lochinvar

Lord Ullin's Daughter; The Charge of the Light Brigade

The Tournament; The Wind and the Moon

Jesus the Carpenter; Letty's Globe; A Dream; Heaven is not Reached at a Single Bound

The Battle of Blenheim

Fidelity; The Chambered Nautilus

Crossing the Bar; The Overland-Mail; Pibroch of Donuil Dhu

Marco Bozzaris

The Death of Napoleon; How Sleep the Brave; The Flag Goes By; Hohenlinden; My Old Kentucky Home

Old Folks at Home; The Wreck of the Hesperus

Robert Bruce's Address to his Army; The Inchcape Rock

The Finding of the Lyre; A Chrysalis

For a' That and a' That; The New Arrival

The Brook; The Ballad of the Clampherdown

The Destruction of Sennacherib; I Remember, I Remember; Driving Home the Cows

Krinken; Stevenson's Birthday

A Modest Wit; The Legend of Bishop Hatto

Columbus; The Shepherd of King Admetus

How They Brought The Good News From Ghent to Aix

The Burial of Sir John Moore at Corunna; The Eve of Waterloo

King Henry of Navarre; Ivry

The Glove and the Lions; The Well of St. Keyne

The Nautilus and the Ammonite; The Solitude of Alexander Selkirk

The Homes of England; Horatius at the Bridge (Part 1)

Horatius at the Bridge (pt. 2)

The Planting of the Apple Tree

June; A Psalm of Life; Barnacles

A Happy Life; Home, Sweet Home; Juliet of Nations; Woodman, Spare That Tree

Abide With Me; Lead, Kindly Light; The Last Rose of Summer; Annie Laurie

The Ship of State; America; The Landing of the Pilgrims

The Lotos-Eaters; Moly

Cupid Drowned; Cupid Stung; Cupid and my Campasbe; A Ballad for a Boy

The Skeleton in Armour

The Revenge

Sir Galahad; A Name in the Sand

The Voice of Spring; The Forsaken Merman

The Banks o' Doon; The Light of Other Days; My Own Shall Come to Me

Ode to a Skylark; The Sands of Dee

A Wish; Lucy; Solitude; John Anderson; The God of Music

A Musical Instrument; The Brides of Enderby

The Lye; L'Envoi

Contentment; The Harp That Once Through Tara's Halls; The Old Oaken Bucket

The Raven

Arnold Von Winkelried

Life I Know Not What Thou Art; Mercy; Polonius' Advice; Antony's Speech; The Skylark

The Choir Invisible; The World is Too Much With Us; Sonnet on His Blindness; She Was a Phantom of Delight

Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

Rabbi Ben Ezra

Prospice; Recessional; Ozymandias of Egypt

Mortality; On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer

Herve Riel

Problem, The

English Flag, The

The Man With the Hoe

Song of Myself (excerpts)

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Poems Every Child Should Know

Poems Every Child Should Know, VARIOUS ( - )

This anthology of poetry, published in 1904, contains such favorites as The Raven, My Shadow, and The Village Blacksmith, as well as many lovely poems that may be unfamiliar. Most of the poems in this collection are short enough for children to memorize.