The Home Book of Verse — Volume 1
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The Home Book of Verse — Volume 1

By Burton Egbert Stevenson
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  • THE HOME BOOK OF VERSE, VOLUME 1
    • Edited by Burton Egbert Stevenson
    • INDEXES TO ALL FOUR VOLUMES
    • Contents
  • PART I
  • POEMS OF YOUTH AND AGE
    • THE HUMAN SEASONS
    • THE BABY
    • "ONLY A BABY SMALL"
    • ONLY
    • INFANT JOY
    • BABY
    • TO A NEW-BORN BABY GIRL
    • TO LITTLE RENEE ON FIRST SEEING HER LYING IN HER CRADLE
    • RHYME OF ONE
    • TO A NEW-BORN CHILD
    • BABY MAY
    • ALICE
    • SONGS FOR FRAGOLETTA
      • I
    • CHOOSING A NAME
    • WEIGHING THE BABY
    • ETUDE REALISTE
    • LITTLE FEET
    • THE BABIE
    • LITTLE HANDS
    • BARTHOLOMEW
    • THE STORM-CHILD
    • "ON PARENT KNEES"
    • THE KING OF THE CRADLE
    • THE FIRSTBORN
    • NO BABY IN THE HOUSE
    • OUR WEE WHITE ROSE
    • INTO THE WORLD AND OUT
    • "BABY SLEEPS"
    • BABY BELL
      • I
    • IN THE NURSERY
    • MOTHER GOOSE'S MELODIES
      • —————-
    • THE QUEEN OF HEARTS
    • LITTLE BO-PEEP
    • MARY'S LAMB
    • THE STAR
    • "SING A SONG OF SIXPENCE"
    • SIMPLE SIMON
    • A PLEASANT SHIP
    • "I HAD A LITTLE HUSBAND"
    • "WHEN I WAS A BACHELOR"
    • "JOHNNY SHALL HAVE A NEW BONNET"
    • THE CITY MOUSE AND THE GARDEN MOUSE
    • ROBIN REDBREAST
    • SOLOMON GRUNDY
    • "MERRY ARE THE BELLS"
    • "WHEN GOOD KING ARTHUR RULED THIS LAND"
    • THE BELLS OF LONDON
    • THE OWL, THE EEL AND THE WARMING-PAN
    • THE COW
    • THE LAMB
    • LITTLE RAINDROPS
    • "MOON, SO ROUND AND YELLOW"
    • THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT
      • This is the house that Jack built.
    • OLD MOTHER HUBBARD
    • THE DEATH AND BURIAL OF COCK ROBIN
    • BABY-LAND
    • THE FIRST TOOTH
    • BABY'S BREAKFAST
    • THE MOON
    • BABY AT PLAY
    • THE DIFFERENCE
    • FOOT SOLDIERS
    • TOM THUMB'S ALPHABET
    • GRAMMAR IN RHYME
    • DAYS OF THE MONTH
    • THE GARDEN YEAR
    • RIDDLES
    • PROVERBS
    • KIND HEARTS
    • WEATHER WISDOM
    • OLD SUPERSTITIONS
    • THE ROAD TO SLUMBERLAND
    • WYNKEN, BLYNKEN, AND NOD
    • THE SUGAR-PLUM TREE
    • WHEN THE SLEEPY MAN COMES
    • AULD DADDY DARKNESS
    • WILLIE WINKIE
    • THE SANDMAN
    • THE DUSTMAN
    • SEPHESTIA'S LULLABY
    • "GOLDEN SLUMBERS KISS YOUR EYES"
    • "SLEEP, BABY, SLEEP"
    • MOTHER'S SONG
    • A LULLABY
    • A CRADLE HYMN
    • CRADLE SONG
    • LULLABY
    • LULLABY OF AN INFANT CHIEF
    • GOOD-NIGHT
    • "LULLABY, O LULLABY"
    • LULLABY
    • THE COTTAGER TO HER INFANT
    • TROT, TROT!
    • HOLY INNOCENTS
    • LULLABY
    • CRADLE SONG
    • AN IRISH LULLABY
    • CRADLE SONG
      • I
    • MOTHER-SONG FROM "PRINCE LUCIFER"
    • KENTUCKY BABE
    • MINNIE AND WINNIE
    • BED-TIME SONG
    • TUCKING THE BABY IN
    • "JENNY WI' THE AIRN TEETH"
    • CUDDLE DOON
    • BEDTIME
    • THE DUTY OF CHILDREN
    • HAPPY THOUGHT
    • WHOLE DUTY OF CHILDREN
    • POLITENESS
    • RULES OF BEHAVIOR
    • LITTLE FRED
    • THE LOVABLE CHILD
    • GOOD AND BAD CHILDREN
    • REBECCA'S AFTER-THOUGHT
    • KINDNESS TO ANIMALS
    • A RULE FOR BIRDS' NESTERS
    • "SING ON, BLITHE BIRD"
    • "I LIKE LITTLE PUSSY"
    • LITTLE THINGS
    • THE LITTLE GENTLEMAN
    • THE CRUST OF BREAD
    • "HOW DOTH THE LITTLE BUSY BEE"
    • THE BROWN THRUSH
    • THE SLUGGARD
    • THE VIOLET
    • DIRTY JIM
    • THE PIN
    • JANE AND ELIZA
    • MEDDLESOME MATTY
    • CONTENTED JOHN
    • FRIENDS
    • ANGER
    • "THERE WAS A LITTLE GIRL"
    • THE REFORMATION OF GODFREY GORE
    • THE BEST FIRM
    • A LITTLE PAGE'S SONG
    • HOW THE LITTLE KITE LEARNED TO FLY
    • THE BUTTERFLY AND THE BEE
    • THE BUTTERFLY
    • MORNING
    • BUTTERCUPS AND DAISIES
    • THE ANT AND THE CRICKET
    • AFTER WINGS
    • DEEDS OF KINDNESS
    • THE LION AND THE MOUSE
    • THE BOY AND THE WOLF
    • THE STORY OF AUGUSTUS, WHO WOULD NOT HAVE ANY SOUP
    • THE STORY OF LITTLE SUCK-A-THUMB
    • WRITTEN IN A LITTLE LADY'S LITTLE ALBUM
    • MY LADY WIND
    • TO A CHILD
    • A FAREWELL
    • RHYMES OF CHILDHOOD
    • REEDS OF INNOCENCE
    • THE WONDERFUL WORLD
    • THE WORLD'S MUSIC
    • A BOY'S SONG
    • GOING DOWN HILL ON A BICYCLE
    • PLAYGROUNDS
    • "WHO HAS SEEN THE WIND?"
    • THE WIND'S SONG
    • THE PIPER ON THE HILL
    • THE WIND AND THE MOON
    • CHILD'S SONG IN SPRING
    • BABY SEED SONG
    • LITTLE DANDELION
    • LITTLE WHITE LILY
    • WISHING
    • IN THE GARDEN
    • THE GLADNESS OF NATURE
    • GLAD DAY
    • THE TIGER
    • ANSWER TO A CHILD'S QUESTION
    • HOW THE LEAVES CAME DOWN
    • A LEGEND OF THE NORTHLAND
    • THE CRICKET'S STORY
    • THE SINGING-LESSON
    • CHANTICLEER
    • "WHAT DOES LITTLE BIRDIE SAY?"
    • NURSE'S SONG
    • JACK FROST
    • OCTOBER'S PARTY
    • THE SHEPHERD
    • NIKOLINA
    • LITTLE GUSTAVA
    • PRINCE TATTERS
    • THE LITTLE BLACK BOY
    • THE BLIND BOY
    • BUNCHES OF GRAPES
    • MY SHADOW
    • THE LAND OF COUNTERPANE
    • THE LAND OF STORY-BOOKS
    • THE GARDENER
    • FOREIGN LANDS
    • MY BED IS A BOAT
    • THE PEDDLER'S CARAVAN
    • MR. COGGS
    • THE BUILDING OF THE NEST
    • "THERE WAS A JOLLY MILLER"
    • ONE AND ONE
    • A NURSERY SONG
    • A MORTIFYING MISTAKE
    • THE MAN IN THE MOON
    • LITTLE ORPHANT ANNIE
    • OUR HIRED GIRL
    • SEEIN' THINGS
    • THE DUEL
    • HOLY THURSDAY
    • A STORY FOR A CHILD
    • THE SPIDER AND THE FLY
    • THE CAPTAIN'S DAUGHTER
    • THE NIGHTINGALE AND GLOW-WORM
    • SIR LARK AND KING SUN: A PARABLE
    • THE BABES IN THE WOOD
    • GOD'S JUDGMENT ON A WICKED BISHOP
    • THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN
    • THE GLAD EVANGEL
    • A CAROL
    • "GOD REST YOU MERRY, GENTLEMEN"
    • "O LITTLE TOWN OF BETHLEHEM"
    • A CHRISTMAS HYMN
    • "WHILE SHEPHERDS WATCHED THEIR FLOCKS BY NIGHT"
    • CHRISTMAS CAROLS
    • THE ANGELS
    • THE BURNING BABE
    • TRYSTE NOEL
    • CHRISTMAS CAROL
    • "BRIGHTEST AND BEST OF THE SONS OF THE MORNING"
    • CHRISTMAS BELLS
    • A CHRISTMAS CAROL
    • THE HOUSE OF CHRISTMAS
    • THE FEAST OF THE SNOW
    • MARY'S BABY
    • GATES AND DOORS
    • THE THREE KINGS
    • LULLABY IN BETHLEHEM
    • A CHILD'S SONG OF CHRISTMAS
    • JEST 'FORE CHRISTMAS
    • A VTSTT FROM ST. NICHOLAS
    • CEREMONIES FOR CHRISTMAS
    • ON THE MORNING OF CHRIST'S NATIVITY
    • FAIRYLAND
    • THE FAIRY BOOK
    • FAIRY SONGS
    • QUEEN MAB
    • THE ELF AND THE DORMOUSE
    • "OH! WHERE DO FAIRIES HIDE THEIR HEADS?"
    • FAIRY SONG
    • DREAM SONG
    • FAIRY SONG
    • QUEEN MAB
    • THE FAIRIES OF THE CALDON-LOW
    • THE FAIRIES
    • THE FAIRY THRALL
    • FAREWELL TO THE FAIRIES
    • THE FAIRY FOLK
    • THE FAIRY BOOK
    • THE VISITOR
    • THE LITTLE ELF
    • THE SATYRS AND THE MOON
    • THE CHILDREN
    • THE CHILDREN
    • THE CHILDREN'S HOUR
    • LAUS INFANTIUM
    • THE DESIRE
    • A CHILD'S LAUGHTER
    • SEVEN YEARS OLD
    • CREEP AFORE YE GANG
    • CASTLES IN THE AIR
    • UNDER MY WINDOW
    • THE BAREFOOT BOY
    • THE HERITAGE
    • LETTY'S GLOBE
    • DOVE'S NEST
    • THE ORACLE
    • TO A LITTLE GIRL
    • TO A LITTLE GIRL
    • A PARENTAL ODE TO MY SON
    • A NEW POET
    • TO LAURA W—, TWO YEARS OLD
    • TO ROSE
    • TO CHARLOTTE PULTENEY
    • THE PICTURE OF LITTLE T. C. IN A PROSPECT OF FLOWERS
    • TO HARTLEY COLERIDGE
    • TO A CHILD OF QUALITY
    • EX ORE INFANTIUM
    • OBITUARY
    • THE CHILD'S HERITAGE
    • A GIRL OF POMPEII
    • ON THE PICTURE OF A "CHILD TIRED OF PLAY"
    • THE REVERIE OF POOR SUSAN
    • CHILDREN'S SONG
    • THE MITHERLESS BAIRN
    • THE CRY OF THE CHILDREN
    • THE SHADOW-CHILD
    • MOTHER WEPT
    • DUTY
    • LUCY GRAY
    • IN THE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
    • "IF I WERE DEAD"
    • THE TOYS
    • A SONG OF TWILIGHT
    • LITTLE BOY BLUE
    • THE DISCOVERER
    • A CHRYSALIS
    • MATER DOLOROSA
    • THE LITTLE GHOST
    • MOTHERHOOD
    • THE MOTHER'S PRAYER
    • DA LEETLA BOY
    • ON THE MOOR
    • EPITAPH OF DIONYSIA
    • FOR CHARLIE'S SAKE
    • "ARE THE CHILDREN AT HOME?"
    • THE MORNING-GLORY
    • SHE CAME AND WENT
    • THE FIRST SNOW-FALL
    • "WE ARE SEVEN"
    • MY CHILD
    • When at the day's calm close,
    • THE CHILD'S WISH GRANTED
    • CHALLENGE
    • TIRED MOTHERS
    • MY DAUGHTER LOUISE
    • "I AM LONELY"
    • SONNETS
    • ROSE-MARIE OF THE ANGELS
    • MAIDENHOOD
    • MAIDENHOOD
    • TO THE VIRGINS, TO MAKE MUCH OF TIME
    • TO MISTRESS MARGARET HUSSEY
    • ON HER COMING TO LONDON
    • "O, SAW YE BONNY LESLEY"
    • TO A YOUNG LADY
    • RUTH
    • THE SOLITARY REAPER
    • THE THREE COTTAGE GIRLS
    • A PORTRAIT
    • TO A CHILD OF FANCY
    • DAISY
    • TO PETRONILLA WHO HAS PUT UP HER HAIR
    • THE GYPSY GIRL
    • FANNY
    • SOMEBODY'S CHILD
    • EMILIA
    • TO A GREEK GIRL
    • "CHAMBER SCENE"
    • "AH, BE NOT FALSE"
    • A LIFE-LESSON
    • THE MAN
    • THE BREAKING
    • THE FLIGHT OF YOUTH
    • "DAYS OF MY YOUTH"
    • AVE ATQUE VALE
    • TO YOUTH
    • STANZAS WRITTEN ON THE ROAD BETWEEN FLORENCE AND PISA
    • STANZAS FOR MUSIC
    • "WHEN AS A LAD"
    • "AROUND THE CHILD"
    • ALADDIN
    • THE QUEST
    • MY BIRTH-DAY
    • SONNET
    • ON THIS DAY I COMPLETE MY THIRTY-SIXTH YEAR
    • THE ONE WHITE HAIR
    • BALLADE OF MIDDLE AGE
    • MIDDLE AGE
    • TO CRITICS
    • THE RAINBOW
    • LEAVETAKING
    • EQUINOCTIAL
    • "BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF YEARS"
    • MAN
    • THE PULLEY
    • ODE ON THE INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY
    • THE WOMAN
    • WOMAN
    • WOMAN
    • SIMPLEX MUNDITIIS
    • DELIGHT IN DISORDER
    • A PRAISE OF HIS LADY
    • ON A CERTAIN LADY AT COURT
    • PERFECT WOMAN
    • THE SOLITARY-HEARTED
    • OF THOSE WHO WALK ALONE
    • "SHE WALKS IN BEAUTY"
    • PRELUDES
    • A HEALTH
    • OUR SISTER
    • FROM LIFE
    • THE ROSE OF THE WORLD
    • DAWN OF WOMANHOOD
    • THE SHEPHERDESS
    • A PORTRAIT
    • THE WIFE
    • "TRUSTY, DUSKY, VIVID, TRUE"
    • THE SHRINE
    • THE VOICE
    • MOTHER
    • AD MATREM
    • C. L. M.
    • STEPPING WESTWARD
    • STEPPING WESTWARD
    • A FAREWELL TO ARMS
    • THE WORLD
    • "WHEN THAT I WAS AND A LITTLE TINY BOY"
    • OF THE LAST VERSES IN THE BOOK
    • A LAMENT
    • TOMORROW
    • LATE WISDOM
    • YOUTH AND AGE
    • THE OLD MAN'S COMFORTS
    • TO AGE
    • LATE LEAVES
    • YEARS
    • THE RIVER OF LIFE
    • "LONG TIME A CHILD"
    • THE WORLD I AM PASSING THROUGH
    • TERMINUS
    • RABBI BEN EZRA
    • HUMAN LIFE
    • YOUNG AND OLD
    • THE ISLE OF THE LONG AGO
    • GROWING OLD
    • PAST
    • TWILIGHT
    • YOUTH AND AGE
    • FORTY YEARS ON
    • DREGS
    • THE PARADOX OF TIME
    • AGE
    • OMNIA SOMNIA
    • THE YEAR'S END
    • AN OLD MAN'S SONG
    • SONGS OF SEVEN
      • Seven Times One.—EXULTATION
    • Seven Times Two.—ROMANCE
    • AUSPEX
    • LOOKING BACKWARD
    • THE RETREAT
    • Happy those early days, when I
    • A SUPERSCRIPTION
    • THE CHILD IN THE GARDEN
    • CASTLES IN THE AIR
    • SOMETIMES
    • THE LITTLE GHOSTS
    • MY OTHER ME
    • A SHADOW BOAT
    • A LAD THAT IS GONE
    • CARCASSONNE
    • CHILDHOOD
    • THE WASTREL
    • TROIA FUIT
    • TEMPLE GARLANDS
    • TIME LONG PAST
    • "I REMEMBER, I REMEMBER"
    • MY LOST YOUTH
    • "VOICE OF THE WESTERN WIND"
    • LANGSYNE, WHEN LIFE WAS BONNIE"
    • THE SHOOGY-SHOO
    • BABYLON
    • THE ROAD OF REMEMBRANCE
    • THE TRIUMPH OF FORGOTTEN THINGS
    • IN THE TWILIGHT
    • AN IMMORALITY
    • THREE SEASONS
    • THE OLD FAMILIAR FACES
    • THE LIGHT OF OTHER DAYS
    • "TEARS, IDLE TEARS"
    • THE PET NAME
    • THREESCORE AND TEN
    • RAIN ON THE ROOF
    • ALONE BY THE HEARTH
    • THE OLD MAN DREAMS
    • THE GARRET
    • AULD LANG SYNE
    • ROCK ME TO SLEEP
    • THE BUCKET
    • THE GRAPE-VINE SWING
    • THE OLD SWIMMIN'-HOLE
    • FORTY YEARS AGO
    • BEN BOLT
    • "BREAK, BREAK, BREAK"
  • THE HOME BOOK OF VERSE, INDEX TO ALL FOUR VOLUMES
    • Edited by Burton Egbert Stevenson
    • ALPHABETICAL INDEX
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