A Child's Garden of Verses

By Robert Louis

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To Minnie ...

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Whole Duty of Children...

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...The birds still hopping on the tree,
Or hear the grown-up peoples'...

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...with a roar!
Quick, and we'll escape them, they're as mad as...

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...reaching out
Eastern cities, miles about,
Are with mosque...

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...Where will all come home?

On goes the river
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...meddle with my toys.

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SINGING


Of speckled eggs the birdie sings
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...see him jump before me, when I jump into my bed.

The...

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...moving about,
There were thousands of millions of stars.
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... She gives me cream with all her might,
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...when at eve I rise from tea,
Day dawns beyond the Atlantic...

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... Long after all of the boys are away.

Home from...

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...I am fed on proper meat;
You must dwell beyond the foam,
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... Oh, I do think it the pleasantest thing
Ever...

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... O the clean gravel!
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...sleepy-head;
Blinks but an hour or two; and then,
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...bed indeed? Well then,
Let us arise and go like men,
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...could draw,
But he's sure to be present, abroad or at home,
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... I found a very little dell,
No...

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...and far,
And the flying fairies' looks,
In the...

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...and that one is moored:
Hark to the song of the sailors...

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...shut my eyes
To go sailing through the skies--
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... Some have wings and swift are gone;--
But they all look...

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...There my garden grows again
Green and rosy painted,
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... All the names I know from nurse:
Gardener's garters,...

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... And what the burning city is
That crumbles in...

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...grassy woods of spring;
Done, if he could tell me true,
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...sound.

Here is the sea, here is the sand,
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...all,
With pictures pasted on the wall
And leaves...

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... The Indian cabinets,
The bones of antelope, the wings of albatross,
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...I told you what to do;
And that while you thought of...

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...lawn, in time for tea,
And from our steeds alighted down
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