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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

  • Greencoton: well done today year 5/6. great learning about spiders this morning in preparation for the poem "the spider and the fly" by mary howitt, written in 1829. impressive webs!
  • Publiceyestl: mary howitt warned them: and now dear little children, who may this story read, to idle, silly flattering words, i pray you ne’er give heed: unto an evil counsellor, close heart and ear and eye, and take a lesson from this tale, of the spider and the fly.
  • Christiangruber: unto an evil counsellor, close heart, and ear, and eye, and take a lesson from this tale, of the spider and the fly. - mary howitt, 1829
  • Mattfredstl: oh, right. like dick's gang would read someone like mary howitt.
  • Ahd_212_: 2/2 —and now, dear little children, who may this story read, to idle, silly, flattering words, i pray you ne'er give heed: unto an evil counsellor, close heart, and ear, and eye, and take a lesson from this tale, of the spider and the fly. — mary howitt (1829)
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He wiled me down the sandy lane.
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