The Children's Garland from the Best Poets
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  • The Project Gutenberg eBook, The Children's Garland from the Best Poets, by Various, Edited by Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore
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  • THE CHILDREN'S GARLAND FROM THE BEST POETS
    • SELECTED AND ARRANGED BY COVENTRY PATMORE
      • PREFACE
      • INDEX OF FIRST LINES
      • CONTENTS
    • PREFACE
    • INDEX OF FIRST LINES
    • CONTENTS
  • The Children's Garland from the Best Poets
    • I
      • THE CHILD AND THE PIPER
    • THE CHILD AND THE PIPER
    • II
      • ON MAY MORNING
    • ON MAY MORNING
    • III
      • THE APPROACH OF THE FAIRIES
    • THE APPROACH OF THE FAIRIES
    • IV
      • ANSWER TO A CHILD'S QUESTION
    • ANSWER TO A CHILD'S QUESTION
    • V
      • THE BROOK
    • THE BROOK
    • VI
      • STARS
    • STARS
    • VII
      • THE SHEPHERD TO HIS LOVE
    • THE SHEPHERD TO HIS LOVE
    • VIII
      • THE KITTEN AND FALLING LEAVES
    • THE KITTEN AND FALLING LEAVES
    • IX
      • THE FERRYMAN, VENUS, AND CUPID
    • THE FERRYMAN, VENUS, AND CUPID
    • X
      • SONG
    • SONG
    • XI
      • LUCY GRAY
    • LUCY GRAY
    • XII
      • RAIN IN SUMMER
    • RAIN IN SUMMER
    • XIII
      • EPITAPH ON A HARE
    • EPITAPH ON A HARE
    • XIV
      • ABOU BEN ADHEM AND THE ANGEL
    • ABOU BEN ADHEM AND THE ANGEL
    • XV
      • LA BELLE DAME SANS MERCY
    • LA BELLE DAME SANS MERCY
    • XVI
      • WINTER
    • WINTER
    • XVII
      • THE INCHCAPE ROCK
    • THE INCHCAPE ROCK
    • XVIII
      • WRITTEN IN MARCH
    • WRITTEN IN MARCH
    • XIX
      • LORD RANDAL
    • LORD RANDAL
    • XX
      • JOHN BARLEYCORN
    • JOHN BARLEYCORN
    • XXI
      • MARY-ANN'S CHILD
    • MARY-ANN'S CHILD
    • XXII
      • THE USEFUL PLOUGH
    • THE USEFUL PLOUGH
    • XXIII
      • A WREN'S NEST
    • A WREN'S NEST
    • XXIV
      • A FINE DAY
    • A FINE DAY
    • XXV
      • CASABIANCA
    • CASABIANCA
    • XXVI
      • SIGNS OF RAIN
    • SIGNS OF RAIN
    • XXVII
      • HOW THEY BROUGHT THE GOOD NEWS FROM GHENT TO AIX
    • HOW THEY BROUGHT THE GOOD NEWS FROM GHENT TO AIX
    • XXVIII
      • THE RAINBOW
    • THE RAINBOW
    • XXIX
      • THE RAVEN AND THE OAK
    • THE RAVEN AND THE OAK
    • XXX
      • ODE TO THE CUCKOO
    • ODE TO THE CUCKOO
    • XXXI
      • ROBIN HOOD AND ALLIN A DALE
    • ROBIN HOOD AND ALLIN A DALE
    • XXXII
      • VIOLETS
    • VIOLETS
    • XXXIII
      • THE PALMER
    • THE PALMER
    • XXXIV
      • THE FORSAKEN MERMAN
    • THE FORSAKEN MERMAN
    • XXXV
      • THE SANDS O' DEE
    • THE SANDS O' DEE
    • XXXVI
      • THE LOSS OF THE ROYAL GEORGE
    • THE LOSS OF THE ROYAL GEORGE
    • XXXVII
      • A SEA DIRGE
    • A SEA DIRGE
    • XXXVIII
      • THE ANCIENT MARINER
    • THE ANCIENT MARINER
    • XXXIX
      • SONG OF ARIEL
    • SONG OF ARIEL
    • XL
      • HOW'S MY BOY?
    • HOW'S MY BOY?
    • XLI
      • THE SPANISH ARMADA
    • THE SPANISH ARMADA
    • XLII
      • THE TAR FOR ALL WEATHERS
    • THE TAR FOR ALL WEATHERS
    • XLIII
      • THE FISHERMAN
    • THE FISHERMAN
    • XLIV
      • THE SAILOR
    • THE SAILOR
    • XLV
      • THE WRECK OF THE HESPERUS
    • THE WRECK OF THE HESPERUS
    • XLVI
      • A CANADIAN BOAT SONG
    • A CANADIAN BOAT SONG
    • XLVII
      • ROSABELLE
    • ROSABELLE
    • XLVIII
      • THE BALLAD OF THE BOAT
    • THE BALLAD OF THE BOAT
    • XLIX
      • VERSES
    • VERSES
    • L
      • HOME-THOUGHTS FROM ABROAD
    • HOME-THOUGHTS FROM ABROAD
    • LI
      • THE DREAM OF EUGENE ARAM
    • THE DREAM OF EUGENE ARAM
    • LII
      • THE BELEAGUERED CITY
    • THE BELEAGUERED CITY
    • LIII
      • JAFFAR
    • JAFFAR
    • LIV
      • COLIN AND LUCY
    • COLIN AND LUCY
    • LV
      • THE REDBREAST CHASING THE BUTTERFLY
    • THE REDBREAST CHASING THE BUTTERFLY
    • LVI
      • THE CHILDREN IN THE WOOD
    • THE CHILDREN IN THE WOOD
    • LVII
      • ROBIN REDBREAST
    • ROBIN REDBREAST
    • LVIII
      • THE OWL
    • THE OWL
    • LIX
      • HART LEAP WELL
    • HART LEAP WELL
    • LX
      • THE SUMMER SHOWER
    • THE SUMMER SHOWER
    • LXI
      • THE MOUSE'S PETITION
    • THE MOUSE'S PETITION
    • LXII
      • THE GRASSHOPPER
    • THE GRASSHOPPER
    • LXIII
      • THE SHEPHERD'S HOME
    • THE SHEPHERD'S HOME
    • LXIV
      • THE LORD OF BURLEIGH
    • THE LORD OF BURLEIGH
    • LXV
      • THE MOUNTAIN AND THE SQUIRREL
    • THE MOUNTAIN AND THE SQUIRREL
    • LXVI
      • EVENING
    • EVENING
    • LXVII
      • THE PARROT
    • THE PARROT
    • LXVIII
      • SONG
    • SONG
    • LXIX
      • THE BLIND BOY
    • THE BLIND BOY
    • LXX
      • FALSE FRIENDS-LIKE
    • FALSE FRIENDS-LIKE
    • LXXI
      • GOODY BLAKE AND HARRY GILL
    • GOODY BLAKE AND HARRY GILL
    • LXXII
      • THE JOVIAL BEGGAR
    • THE JOVIAL BEGGAR
    • LXXIII
      • BISHOP HATTO
    • BISHOP HATTO
    • LXXIV
      • THE OLD COURTIER
    • THE OLD COURTIER
    • LXXV
      • JOHN GILPIN
    • JOHN GILPIN
    • LXXVI
      • THE MILKMAID
    • THE MILKMAID
    • LXXVII
      • SIR SIDNEY SMITH
    • SIR SIDNEY SMITH
    • LXXVIII
      • THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN
    • THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN
    • LXXIX
      • THE TIGER
    • THE TIGER
    • LXXX
      • KING JOHN AND THE ABBOT OF CANTERBURY
    • KING JOHN AND THE ABBOT OF CANTERBURY
    • LXXXI
      • THE FAIRIES
    • THE FAIRIES
    • LXXXII
      • THE SUFFOLK MIRACLE
    • THE SUFFOLK MIRACLE
    • LXXXIII
      • THE NIGHTINGALE
    • THE NIGHTINGALE
    • LXXXIV
      • ON A FAVOURITE CAT DROWNED IN A TUB OF GOLDFISHES
    • ON A FAVOURITE CAT DROWNED IN A TUB OF GOLDFISHES
    • LXXXV
      • THE FOX AT THE POINT OF DEATH
    • THE FOX AT THE POINT OF DEATH
    • LXXXVI
      • THE OLD MAN'S COMFORTS, AND HOW HE GAINED THEM
    • THE OLD MAN'S COMFORTS, AND HOW HE GAINED THEM
    • LXXXVII
      • THE CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE
    • THE CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE
    • LXXXVIII
      • YE MARINERS OF ENGLAND
    • YE MARINERS OF ENGLAND
    • LXXXIX
      • NAPOLEON AND THE SAILOR
    • NAPOLEON AND THE SAILOR
    • XC
      • BOADICEA
    • BOADICEA
    • XCI
      • THE SOLDIER'S DREAM
    • THE SOLDIER'S DREAM
    • XCII
      • LOVE AND GLORY
    • LOVE AND GLORY
    • XCIII
      • AFTER BLENHEIM
    • AFTER BLENHEIM
    • XCIV
      • THE SAILOR'S MOTHER
    • THE SAILOR'S MOTHER
    • XCV
      • MAHMOUD
    • MAHMOUD
    • XCVI
      • AUTUMN
    • AUTUMN
    • XCVII
      • THE RAVEN
    • THE RAVEN
    • XCVIII
      • THE NIX
    • THE NIX
    • XCIX
      • THE SEVEN SISTERS; OR, THE SOLITUDE OF BINNORIE
    • THE SEVEN SISTERS; OR, THE SOLITUDE OF BINNORIE
    • C
      • THE BEGGAR MAID
    • THE BEGGAR MAID
    • CI
      • THE WILD HUNTSMAN
    • THE WILD HUNTSMAN
    • CII
      • TO DAFFODILS
    • TO DAFFODILS
    • CIII
      • THE HOMES OF ENGLAND
    • THE HOMES OF ENGLAND
    • CIV
      • MARY THE MAID OF THE INN
    • MARY THE MAID OF THE INN
    • CV
      • THE WITCHES' MEETING
    • THE WITCHES' MEETING
    • CVI
      • ADELGITHA
    • ADELGITHA
    • CVII
      • THE COUNCIL OF HORSES
    • THE COUNCIL OF HORSES
    • CVIII
      • ST. ROMUALD
    • ST. ROMUALD
    • CIX
      • LADY ALICE
    • LADY ALICE
    • CX
      • THE OUTLANDISH KNIGHT
    • THE OUTLANDISH KNIGHT
    • CXI
      • SPRING
    • SPRING
    • CXII
      • SWEET WILLIAM'S GHOST
    • SWEET WILLIAM'S GHOST
    • CXIII
      • THE FOUNTAIN
    • THE FOUNTAIN
    • CXIV
      • FAIR ROSAMUND
    • FAIR ROSAMUND
    • CXV
      • THE HITCHEN MAY-DAY SONG
    • THE HITCHEN MAY-DAY SONG
    • CXVI
      • THE SPANISH LADY'S LOVE
    • THE SPANISH LADY'S LOVE
    • CXVII
      • LITTLE WHITE LILY
    • LITTLE WHITE LILY
    • CXVIII
      • MINSTREL'S SONG IN ELLA
    • MINSTREL'S SONG IN ELLA
    • CXIX
      • AN ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF A MAD DOG
    • AN ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF A MAD DOG
    • CXX
      • NONGTONGPAW
    • NONGTONGPAW
    • CXXI
      • POOR DOG TRAY
    • POOR DOG TRAY
    • CXXII
      • THE FAITHFUL BIRD
    • THE FAITHFUL BIRD
    • CXXIII
      • LORD ULLIN'S DAUGHTER
    • LORD ULLIN'S DAUGHTER
    • CXXIV
      • THE SEA
    • THE SEA
    • CXXV
      • FIDELITY
    • FIDELITY
    • CXXVI
      • THE FOX AND THE CAT
    • THE FOX AND THE CAT
    • CXXVII
      • THE DOG AND THE WATER-LILY
    • THE DOG AND THE WATER-LILY
    • CXXVIII
      • AN EPITAPH ON A ROBIN-REDBREAST
    • AN EPITAPH ON A ROBIN-REDBREAST
    • CXXIX
      • BAUCIS AND PHILEMON
    • BAUCIS AND PHILEMON
    • CXXX
      • LULLABY FOR TITANIA
    • LULLABY FOR TITANIA
    • CXXXI
      • LORD THOMAS AND FAIR ELLINOR
    • LORD THOMAS AND FAIR ELLINOR
    • CXXXII
      • QUEEN MAB
    • QUEEN MAB
    • CXXXIII
      • YOUNG LOCHINVAR
    • YOUNG LOCHINVAR
    • CXXXIV
      • INCIDENT
    • INCIDENT
    • CXXXV
      • KING LEAR AND HIS THREE DAUGHTERS
    • KING LEAR AND HIS THREE DAUGHTERS
    • CXXXVI
      • THE BUTTERFLY AND THE SNAIL
    • THE BUTTERFLY AND THE SNAIL
    • CXXXVII
      • THE DÆMON LOVER
    • THE DÆMON LOVER
    • CXXXVIII
      • THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE GLOW-WORM
    • THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE GLOW-WORM
    • CXXXIX
      • THE LADY TURNED SERVING-MAN
    • THE LADY TURNED SERVING-MAN
    • CXL
      • PAIRING TIME ANTICIPATED
    • PAIRING TIME ANTICIPATED
    • CXLI
      • TO A WATER FOWL
    • TO A WATER FOWL
    • CXLII
      • ROBIN HOOD AND THE BISHOP OF HEREFORD
    • ROBIN HOOD AND THE BISHOP OF HEREFORD
    • CXLIII
      • SIR JOHN SUCKLING'S CAMPAIGN
    • SIR JOHN SUCKLING'S CAMPAIGN
    • CXLIV
      • THE NUN'S LAMENT FOR PHILIP SPARROW
    • THE NUN'S LAMENT FOR PHILIP SPARROW
    • CXLV
      • TO A BUTTERFLY
    • TO A BUTTERFLY
    • CXLVI
      • THE DRAGON OF WANTLEY
    • THE DRAGON OF WANTLEY
    • CXLVII
      • THE UNGRATEFUL CUPID
    • THE UNGRATEFUL CUPID
    • CXLVIII
      • THE KING OF THE CROCODILES
    • THE KING OF THE CROCODILES
    • CXLIX
      • THE LION AND THE CUB
    • THE LION AND THE CUB
    • CL
      • THE SNAIL
    • THE SNAIL
    • CLI
      • THE COLUBRIAD
    • THE COLUBRIAD
    • CLII
      • THE PRIEST AND THE MULBERRY-TREE
    • THE PRIEST AND THE MULBERRY-TREE
    • CLIII
      • THE PRIDE OF YOUTH
    • THE PRIDE OF YOUTH
    • CLIV
      • SIR LANCELOT DU LAKE
    • SIR LANCELOT DU LAKE
    • CLV
      • THE THREE FISHERS
    • THE THREE FISHERS
    • CLVI
      • ALICE FELL; OR, POVERTY
    • ALICE FELL; OR, POVERTY
    • CLVII
      • THE FIRST SWALLOW
    • THE FIRST SWALLOW
    • CLVIII
      • THE GRAVES OF A HOUSEHOLD
    • THE GRAVES OF A HOUSEHOLD
    • CLIX
      • THE THRUSH'S NEST
    • THE THRUSH'S NEST
    • CLX
      • THE LAST OF THE FLOCK
    • THE LAST OF THE FLOCK
    • CLXI
      • THE ROMANCE OF THE SWAN'S NEST
    • THE ROMANCE OF THE SWAN'S NEST
    • CLXII
      • SONG
    • SONG
    • CLXIII
      • TIMOTHY
    • TIMOTHY
    • CLXIV
      • THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
        • 1—THE MAGIC SLEEP
        • II—THE FAIRY PRINCE'S ARRIVAL
      • 1—THE MAGIC SLEEP
      • II—THE FAIRY PRINCE'S ARRIVAL
    • THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
      • 1—THE MAGIC SLEEP
      • II—THE FAIRY PRINCE'S ARRIVAL
    • 1—THE MAGIC SLEEP
    • II—THE FAIRY PRINCE'S ARRIVAL
    • CLXV
      • CHORAL SONG OF ILLYRIAN PEASANTS
    • CHORAL SONG OF ILLYRIAN PEASANTS
    • CLXVI
      • THE DESTRUCTION OF SENNACHERIB
    • THE DESTRUCTION OF SENNACHERIB
    • CLXVII
      • THE WIDOW BIRD
    • THE WIDOW BIRD
    • CLXVIII
      • DORA
    • DORA
    • CLXIX
      • A WITCH
    • A WITCH
    • CLXX
      • NURSERY RHYMES
    • NURSERY RHYMES
    • CLXXI
      • THE AGE OF CHILDREN HAPPIEST
    • THE AGE OF CHILDREN HAPPIEST
    • CLXXII
      • THE NOBLE NATURE
    • THE NOBLE NATURE
    • CLXXIII
      • THE RAINBOW
      • INDEX OF WRITERS
    • THE RAINBOW
    • INDEX OF WRITERS
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