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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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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

  • Ishgard_tea: just a heads up the little drabble is a small piece of spider and the fly, a poem by mary howitt. i always think back to this with different aus of their relationship. felt it very fitting here.
  • Merlenesmemos: the spider and the fly is a 1829 poem by mary howitt. the first line is "'will you walk into my parlour?' said the spider to the fly." the story tells of a cunning spider who entraps a fly into its web through the use of seduction and manipulation.
  • Habbymomma: come ye into the summer woods; there entereth no annoy; all greenly wave the chestnut leaves, and the earth is full of joy. –mary howitt (1799–1888)
  • Platospupil: come ye into the summer woods; there entereth no annoy; all greenly wave the chestnut leaves, and the earth is full of joy. –mary howitt (1799–1888)
  • Mbharrington501: come ye into the summer woods; there entereth no annoy; all greenly wave the chestnut leaves, and the earth is full of joy. –mary howitt (1799–1888)
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The Truth-is stirless-
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