Ann Taylor

Ann Taylor

Ann Taylor (30 January 1782 – 20 December 1866) was an English poet and literary critic. She gained long-lasting popularity in her youth as a writer of verse for children. In the yБольше
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Meddlesome Matty

One ugly trick has often spoil'd  The sweetest and the best;
Matilda, though a pleasant child,  One ugly trick possess'd,
Which, like a cloud before the skies,
Hid all her better qualities

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The Butterfly

HE Butterfly, an idle thing,
Nor honey makes, nor yet can sing,
As do the bee and bird;
Nor does it, like the prudent ant,

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#the1 мин. чтения

The Babys Dance

Dance little baby, dance up high,
Never mind baby, mother is by;
Crow and caper, caper and crow,
There little baby, there you go;

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Frances Keeps Her Promise

"MY Fanny,
I have news to tell,
Your diligence quite pleases me;
You've work'd so neatly, read so well,

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#dirty1 мин. чтения

Dirty Jim

RE was one little Jim, 'Tis reported of him,
And must be to his lasting disgrace,
That he never was
With hands at all clean,

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#the2 мин. чтения

The Good-Natured Girls

WO good little children, named Mary and Ann,
Both happily live, as good girls always can;
And though they are not either sullen or mute,
They seldom or never are heard to dispute

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My Mother

Who sat and watched my infant
When  sleeping on my cradle bed,
And tears of sweet affection shed
My Mother

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#the2 мин. чтения

The Vulgar Little Lady

"But, mamma, now, " said Charlotte, "pray, don't you believe That I'm better than Jenny, my nurse
Only see my red shoes, and the lace on my sleeve; Her clothes are a thousand times worse
"I ride in my coach, and have ...

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#true4 мин. чтения

A True Story

Little Ann and her mother were walking one day Through London's wide city so fair,
And business obliged them to go by the way That led them through Cavendish Square
And as they pass'd by the great house of a Lord, A beautiful chariot the...

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#learning1 мин. чтения

Learning To Go Alone

Come, my darling, come away,
Take a pretty walk to-day;
Run along, and never fear,
I'll take care of baby dear:

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#the spider2 мин. чтения

The Spider

"OH, look at that great ugly spider
" said Ann;
And screaming, she brush'd it away with her fan; "'Tis a frightful black creature as ever can be,
I wish that it would not come crawling on me

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Deaf Martha

Poor Martha is old, and her hair is turn'd grey, And her hearing has left her for many a year;
Ten to one if she knows what it is that you say, Though she puts her poor wither'd hand close to her ear
I've seen naughty children run after ...

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