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Mary Howitt Poems

  • The Voice Of Spring
    I am coming, I am coming!
    Hark! the honey bee is humming;
    See, the lark is soaring high
    In the blue and sunny sky,...
  • The Spider And The Fly
    “Will you walk into my parlor?”
    Said a spider to a fly;
    “'Tis the prettiest little parlor
    That ever you did spy....
  • The Fairies Of The Caldon Low
    “And where have you been, my Mary,
    And where have you been from me?”
    “I've been to the top of the Caldon Low,
    The midsummer night to see!”...
  • Old Christmas
    Now he who knows old Christmas,
    He knows a carle of worth;
    For he is as good a fellow
    As any upon earth....
  • Birds In Summer
    How pleasant the life of a bird must be,
    Flitting about in each leafy tree;
    In the leafy trees so broad and tall,
    Like a green and beautiful palace hall,...
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Top 10 most used topics by Mary Howitt

Good 3 Wing 3 High 3 Poor 3 Green 3 Bright 3 Away 3 Long 2 Open 2 Earth 2

Mary Howitt Quotes

  • God sends children for another purpose than merely to keep up the race - to enlarge our hearts; and to make us unselfish and full of kindly sympathies and affection; to give our shoulds higher aims; to call out all our faculties to extended enterprise and exertion and to bring round our firesides bright faces, happy smiles, and loving, tender hearts. My soul blesses the great Father, every day, that he has gladdened the earth with little children
  • For visions come not to polluted eyes.
  • He is happiest who hath power to gather wisdom from a flower.
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Comments about Mary Howitt

  • Jenniferevalent: for the seagull, he is a daring bird, and he loves with the storm to sail; to ride in the strength of the billowy sea; and to breast the driving gale. -mary howitt
  • Allencarole56: the spider and the fly by mary howitt and illustrated by tony diterlizzi
  • Carylloper: for visions come not to polluted eyes ~ mary howitt
  • Oxfampetergate: online book of the week is wood leighton by mary howitt:
  • Epiccrescendo: "i'm sure you must be weary, with soaring up so high, will you rest upon my little bed?" said the spider to the fly. "there are pretty curtains drawn around, the sheets are fine and thin; and if you like to rest awhile, i'll snugly tuck you in." ~ mary howitt
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Lal Of Kilrudden
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Kilrudden ford, Kilrudden dale,
Kilrudden fronting every gale
On the lorn coast of Inishfree,
And Lal's last bed the plunging sea.

Lal of Kilrudden with flame-red hair,
And the sea-blue eyes that rove and dare,
And the open heart with never a care;

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