Golden Numbers: A Book of Verse for Youth
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Golden Numbers: A Book of Verse for Youth

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  • McCLURE'S LIBRARY OF CHILDREN'S CLASSICS
    • EDITED BY KATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN AND NORA ARCHIBALD SMITH
  • GOLDEN NUMBERS
    • A BOOK OF VERSE FOR YOUTH
      • CHOSEN AND CLASSIFIED BY
    • Kate Douglas Wiggin
      • AND
    • Nora Archibald Smith
      • WITH INTRODUCTION AND INTERLEAVES BY
    • KATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
    • GOLDEN NUMBERS
    • A NOTE
    • CONTENTS
    • INTRODUCTION
      • On the Reading of Poetry
    • GOLDEN NUMBERS
    • INTERLEAVES
      • A Chanted Calendar
    • I
    • A CHANTED CALENDAR
      • Daybreak
      • Morning
      • A Morning Song
      • Evening in Paradise
      • Evening Song
      • Night
      • A Fine Day
      • The Seasons
      • The Eternal Spring
      • March[1]
      • Spring
      • Song to April[2]
      • April in England
      • April and May
      • May
      • Song on May Morning
      • Summer
      • June Weather
      • July[3]
      • August
      • In August
      • Autumn
      • Sweet September
      • Autumn's Processional
      • October's Bright Blue Weather
      • Maple Leaves
      • "Down to Sleep"
      • Winter
      • When Icicles Hang by the Wall
      • A Winter Morning
      • The Snow Storm
      • Old Winter
      • Midwinter
      • Dirge for the Year
    • INTERLEAVES
      • The World Beautiful
    • II
    • THE WORLD BEAUTIFUL
      • The World Beautiful
      • The Harvest Moon
      • The Cloud
      • Before the Rain
      • Rain in Summer
      • Invocation to Rain in Summer
      • The Latter Rain
      • The Wind[4]
      • Ode to the Northeast Wind
      • The Windy Night[5]
      • The Brook
      • The Brook in Winter
      • Clear and Cool
      • Minnows
      • Snow-Bound
      • (Extracts)
      • Highland Cattle
      • A Scene in Paradise
      • The Tiger
      • The Spacious Firmament on High
    • INTERLEAVES
      • Green Things Growing
    • III
    • GREEN THINGS GROWING
      • Green Things Growing
      • The Sigh of Silence
      • Under the Greenwood Tree
      • The Planting of the Apple Tree[6]
      • An Apple Orchard in the Spring
      • Mine Host of "The Golden Apple"
      • The Tree
      • A Young Fir-Wood
      • The Snowing of the Pines
      • The Procession of the Flowers
      • Sweet Peas
      • A Snowdrop
      • Almond Blossom
      • Wild Rose
      • Tiger-Lilies
      • To the Fringed Gentian[7]
      • To a Mountain Daisy
      • On Turning One Down With the Plough in April.
      • Bind-Weed
      • The Rhodora
      • A Song of Clover
      • To the Dandelion
      • (Extract)
      • To Daffodils
      • The Daffodils
      • The White Anemone
      • The Grass
      • The Corn-Song
      • Columbia's Emblem
      • Scythe Song[8]
      • Time to Go
      • The Death of the Flowers[9]
      • Autumn's Mirth
    • INTERLEAVES
      • On the Wing
    • IV
    • ON THE WING
      • Sing On, Blithe Bird!
      • To a Skylark
      • Sir Lark and King Sun: A Parable
      • The Skylark[10]
      • The Skylark
      • The Bobolinks
      • To a Waterfowl[11]
      • Goldfinches
      • The Sandpiper
      • The Eagle
      • (Fragment)
      • Child's Talk in April
      • The Flight of the Birds
      • The Shepherd's Home
      • To a Cricket
      • On the Grasshopper and Cricket
      • The Tax-Gatherer
      • To the Grasshopper and the Cricket
      • The Bee
      • The Humble-Bee
      • All Things Wait Upon Thee
      • Providence
    • INTERLEAVES
      • The Inglenook
    • V
    • THE INGLENOOK
      • A New Household
      • Two Heavens
      • A Song of Love
      • Mother's Song
      • The Bonniest Bairn in a' the Warl'
      • Cuddle Doon
      • I Am Lonely
      • Brother and Sister
      • Home
      • Love Will Find Out the Way
      • The Sailor's Wife
      • Evening at the Farm
      • Home Song
      • Etude RĂȘaliste
      • We Are Seven
    • INTERLEAVES
      • Fairy Songs and Songs of Fancy
    • VI
    • FAIRY SONGS AND SONGS OF FANCY
      • FAIRY LAND
      • I
      • Puck and the Fairy
      • II
      • Lullaby for Titania
      • III
      • Oberon and Titania to the Fairy Train
      • IV
      • Ariel's Songs
      • Orpheus With His Lute
      • The Arming of Pigwiggen
      • Hesperus' Song
      • L'Allegro
      • (Extracts)
      • Sabrina Fair
      • Alexander's Feast
      • Kubla Khan
      • The Magic Car Moved On
      • Arethusa
      • The Culprit Fay
      • (Extracts)
      • III
      • Fairy Dawn
      • IV
      • The Assembling of the Fays
      • VI
      • The Throne of the Lily-King
      • VII
      • The Fay's Crime
      • VIII
      • The Fay's Sentence
      • X
      • The Fay's Departure
      • A Myth
      • The Fairy Folk
      • The Merman
      • The Mermaid
      • Bugle Song
      • The Raven
      • The Bells
    • INTERLEAVES
      • Sports and Pastimes
    • VII
      • SPORTS AND PASTIMES
      • Blowing Bubbles
      • Bicycling Song
      • Going A Maying
      • Jog On, Jog On[12]
      • A Vagabond Song
      • Swimming
      • Swimming
      • The Angler's Reveille[13]
      • The Angler's Invitation
      • Skating
      • Reading
      • On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer
      • Music's Silver Sound
      • The Power of Music
      • Descend, Ye Nine
      • Old Song
      • The Barefoot Boy
      • Leolin and Edith
      • Going A-Nutting
      • Whittling
      • Hunting Song
      • The Hunter's Song
      • The Blood Horse
      • The Northern Seas
      • The Needle
    • INTERLEAVES
      • A Garden of Girls
    • VIII
    • A GARDEN OF GIRLS
      • A Portrait
      • Little Bell
      • A Child of Twelve
      • Chloe
      • O Mally's Meek, Mally's Sweet
      • Who Is Silvia?
      • To Mistress Margaret Hussey
      • Ruth
      • My Peggy
      • Annie Laurie
      • Lucy
      • Jessie
      • Olivia
      • Nikolina
      • The Solitary Reaper
      • Helena and Hermia
      • Phyllis
      • So Sweet Is She
      • I Love My Jean
      • My Nannie's Awa'
    • INTERLEAVES
      • The World of Waters
    • IX
    • THE WORLD OF WATERS
      • To the Ocean
      • A Life on the Ocean Wave[14]
      • The Sea
      • A Sea-Song
      • A Visit From the Sea[15]
      • Drifting[16]
      • Tacking Ship Off Shore[17]
      • Windlass Song
      • The Coral Grove
      • The Shell
      • Bermudas
      • Where Lies the Land?
    • INTERLEAVES
      • For Home and Country
    • X
    • FOR HOME AND COUNTRY
      • The First, Best Country
      • My Native Land
      • Loyalty
      • My Heart's in the Highlands
      • The Minstrel-Boy
      • The Harp That Once Through Tara's Halls
      • Fife and Drum
      • The Cavalier's Song
      • The Old Scottish Cavalier
      • The Song of the Camp
      • Border Ballad
      • Gathering Song of Donuil Dhu
      • The Reveille
      • Ye Mariners of England
      • The Knight's Tomb
      • How Sleep the Brave!
      • Dirge
      • For One Who Fell in Battle.
      • The Burial of Sir John Moore
      • Soldier, Rest!
      • Recessional
      • The Fatherland
    • INTERLEAVES
      • New World and Old Glory
    • XI
    • NEW WORLD AND OLD GLORY
      • Dear Land of All My Love[18]
      • Columbus[19]
      • Pocahontas
      • Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers
      • The Twenty-second of December[20]
      • Washington
      • Warren's Address
      • Carmen Bellicosum
      • The American Flag
      • (Extract)
      • Old Ironsides
      • (U. S. S. "Constitution.")
      • Indians
      • Crossing the Plains[21]
      • Concord Hymn
      • Sung at the completion of the Battle Monument, April 19, 1836.
      • Ode
      • Sung in the Town Hall, Concord, July 4, 1857.
      • Stanzas on Freedom
      • Abraham Lincoln
      • Lincoln the Great Commoner
      • Abraham Lincoln
      • (Summer, 1865.)
      • O Captain! My Captain!
      • The Flag Goes By
      • The Black Regiment
      • Night Quarters
      • Battle-Hymn of the Republic
      • Sheridan's Ride[22]
        • October 19, 1864.
      • Song of the Negro Boatman
      • Barbara Frietchie
      • Two Veterans
      • Stand by the Flag!
      • At Gibraltar[23]
        • I
      • At Gibraltar
        • II
      • Faith and Freedom
      • Our Mother Tongue
      • The English Language
      • To America
        • On a Proposed Alliance Between Two Great Nations.
      • The Name of Old Glory
        • 1898
    • INTERLEAVES
      • In Merry Mood
    • XII
    • IN MERRY MOOD
      • On a Favorite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Goldfishes
      • The Priest and the Mulberry Tree
      • The Council of Horses
      • The Diverting History of John Gilpin
        • Showing How He Went Farther Than He Intended, and Came Safe Home Again.
      • To a Child of Quality
        • Five Years Old, 1704, the Author Then Forty.
      • Charade
        • (Campbell.)
        • (Thomas Campbell, the Poet.)
      • A Riddle
        • (A Book.)
      • A Riddle
        • (The Vowels.)
      • A Riddle
        • (The Letter H.)
      • Feigned Courage
      • Baucis and Philemon
      • The Lion and the Cub
      • Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog
      • The Walrus and the Carpenter
      • Song of the Turtle and Flamingo
      • Captain Reece
      • The Cataract of Lodore
      • The Enchanted Shirt
      • Made in the Hot Weather
      • The Housekeeper
      • The Monkey
      • November
      • Captain Sword
    • INTERLEAVES
      • Story Poems: Romance and Reality
    • XIII
      • STORY POEMS: ROMANCE AND REALITY
      • The Singing Leaves
      • Seven Times Two
      • The Long White Seam
      • Hannah Binding Shoes
      • Lord Ullin's Daughter
      • The King of Denmark's Ride
      • The Shepherd to His Love
      • Ballad
        • a.d. 1400
      • Romance of the Swan's Nest
      • Lochinvar
      • Jock of Hazeldean
      • The Lady of Shalott
        • Part I
        • Part II
        • Part III
        • Part IV
      • The High Tide on the Coast of Lincolnshire
      • The Forsaken Merman
      • The Sands of Dee
      • The "Gray Swan"
      • The Wreck of the Hesperus
      • A Greyport Legend
      • The Glove and the Lions
      • How's My Boy?
      • The Child-Musician
      • How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix
      • The Inchcape Rock
      • A Night With a Wolf
      • The Dove of Dacca
      • The Abbot of Inisfalen
      • The Cavalier's Escape
      • The Pied Piper of Hamelin
      • HervĂ© Riel
      • Vision of Belshazzar.
      • Solomon and the Bees
      • The Burial of Moses
    • INTERLEAVES
      • When Banners Are Waving
    • XIV
    • WHEN BANNERS ARE WAVING
      • When Banners Are Waving
      • Battle of the Baltic
      • The Pipes at Lucknow
      • The Battle of Agincourt
      • The Battle of Blenheim
      • The Armada: A Fragment
      • Ivry
        • A Song of the Huguenots.
      • On the Loss of the Royal George
        • Written when the News Arrived, September, 1782.
      • The Charge of the Light Brigade
      • Bannockburn
        • Robert Bruce's Address to his Army.
      • The Night Before Waterloo
      • Hohenlinden
      • Incident of the French Camp
      • Marco Bozzaris
      • The Destruction of Sennacherib
    • INTERLEAVES
      • Tales of the Olden Time
    • XV
    • TALES OF THE OLDEN TIME
      • Sir Patrick Spens
      • The Bailiff's Daughter of Islington
      • King John and the Abbot of Canterbury
      • Lord Beichan and Susie Pye
      • The Gay Gos-hawk
      • Earl Mar's Daughter
      • Chevy-Chace
      • Hynde Horn
      • Glenlogie
    • INTERLEAVES
      • Life Lessons
    • XVI
    • LIFE LESSONS
      • Life
      • In a Child's Album
      • To-Day
      • The Noble Nature
      • Forbearance
      • The Chambered Nautilus
      • Duty
      • On His Blindness
      • Sir Launfal and the Leper
      • Opportunity
      • Abou Ben Adhem and the Angel
      • Be True
      • The Shepherd Boy Sings in the Valley of Humiliation
      • A Turkish Legend
      • Elegy written in a Country Churchyard
      • Polonius to Laertes
      • The Olive Tree
      • Coronation
      • December
      • The End of the Play
      • A Farewell
      • A Boy's Prayer
      • Chartless
      • Peace
      • Consider
      • The Elixir
      • One by One
      • The Commonwealth of the Bees
        • (Type of a Well-ordered State.)
      • The Pilgrim
      • Be Useful
    • INTERLEAVES
      • The Glad Evangel
    • XVII
    • THE GLAD EVANGEL
      • A Christmas Carol[24]
      • The Angels
      • "While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks by Night"
      • The Star Song
      • Hymn for Christmas
      • New Prince, New Pomp
      • The Three Kings
      • The Three Kings[25]
      • A Christmas Hymn
      • O Little Town of Bethlehem
      • While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks by Night
      • Christmas Carol
      • Old Christmas
      • God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen
      • Minstrels and Maids
      • An Ode on the Birth of Our Saviour
      • Old Christmas Returned
      • Ceremonies for Christmas
      • Christmas in England.
      • The Gracious Time
      • Brightest and Best of the Sons of the Morning
        • THE END
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