A Child's Own Book of Verse/Volume 3

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A CHILD'S OWN
BOOK
of VERSE
BOOK THREE

BY

ADA M. SKINNER

ST. AGATHA'S SCHOOL
AND
FRANCES GILLESPY WICKES
ST. AGATHA'S SCHOOL

Illustrated by MAUD S. FULLER
and MICHAEL PETERSHAM

THE MACMILLAN COMPANY, PUBLISHERS
New York MCMXVII

Copyright, 1917,

By THE MACMILLAN COMPANY.
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Set up and electrotyped. Published August, 1917.

AUG -9 1917

Norwood Press

J. S. Cushing Co. — Berwick & Smith Co.

Norwood, Mass., U.S.A.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Thanks are due to Mr. Bliss Carman for permission to use two of his poems, "The Daisies" and "The Dustman," from "Poems from Vagabondia," published by Small, Maynard Company ; to Mr. Richard Le Gallienne and the Century Company for permission to use the poem "The Pine Lady" ; to Laura E. Richards for permission to include "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" by Julia Ward Howe ; to Katharine Tynan Hinkson for "Daffodil" and "Chanticleer" ; to G. P. Putnam & Sons for permission to use "White Horses," by Hamish Hendry; and to The Macmillan Company for permission to use "The Owlet" and "The Song of the Elf" by Madison Cawein. The selection from Frank Dempster Sherman is used by permission of, and special arrangement with, the Houghton Mifflin Company, the authorized publishers of his works.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

PAGE
White Horses Hamish Hendry 1
The World of Wonder William Stanley Braithwaite 2
Gaelic Lullaby 2
The Windy Night Thomas Buchanan Read 3
The Brook Alfred Tennyson 4
On the Desert William Wetmore Story 5
The Owlet Madison Cawein 7
A Canadian Folk-Song William Wilfred Campbell 9
An Old Song Re-Sung John Masefield 10
Robert of Lincoln William Cullen Bryant 10
Out in the Cold George MacDonald 13
Milking Song Jean Ingelow 15
Scythe Song Andrew Lang 16
White Butterflies Algernon Charles Swinburne 16
The Green Gnome Robert Buchanan 17
A Wet Sheet and a Flowing Sea Allan Cunningham 20
Chanticleer Katharine Tynan Hinkson 21
Verse 22
Daffodil Katharine Tynan Hinkson 23
The Pine Lady Richard Le Gallienne 24
Song of Illyrian Peasants Samuel Taylor Coleridge 25
The Old, Old Song Charles Kingsley 26
The Eagle Alfred Tennyson 26
The Sands of Dee Charles Kingsley 27
The Tiger William Blake 28
PAGE
Ghost Fairies Frank Dempster Sherman 26
Kentucky Babe Richard Henry Buck 30
Fairy Dawn. Joseph Rodman Drake 31
Song of the Elf Madison Cawein 31
Song for Music Thomas Hood 33
The Fairy Queen From Percys “Reliques” 34
Lullaby for Titania William Shakespeare 36
Over Hill, Over Dale William Shakespeare 37
Dirge on the Death of Oberon, the Fairy King G. Walter Thornbury 37
Verse 38
On the Grasshopper and the Cricket John Keats 38
To Daffodils Robert Herrick 39
Daisies Bliss Carman 40
The Cloud Percy Bysshe Shelley 40
Auld Daddy Darkness James Ferguson 41
Wee Davie Daylicht Robert Tennant 42
The Sea . Barry Cornwall 43
Old Winter Thomas Noel 44
The First Snow Fall James Russell Lowell 45
The Unbroken Song Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 47
De Sheepfol’ Sarah Platt Greene 47
March Celia Thaxter 49
Home Thoughts from Abroad Robert Browning 50
Verse. Robert Browning . 50
Hunting Song Sir Walter Scott 51
The Bugle Song Alfred Tennyson 52
The Hag Robert Herrick 53
The Dustman Bliss Carman 54
Cuddle Doon Alexander Anderson 56
PAGE
Requiem. Robert Louis Stevenson . 58
Lift up Your Heads, O Ye Gates . Psalm xxiv 58
The Chambered Nautilus Oliver Wendell Holmes . 59
To an Autumn Leaf 60
The Captain Stood on the Carronade Frederick Marryat 61
The Whale. 62
The Cavalier’s Escape Walter Thornbury 65
The Salcombe Seaman’s Flaunt . 67
Lord Lovel Old Ballad 69
Jane Jones Benjamin Franklin King 71
Sir Patrick Spens Old Ballad 73
How Sleep the Brave Willison Collins 76
The Burial of Sir John Moore Charles Wolfe 77
The Pied Piper of Hamelin Robert Browning 79
Allen-A-Dale Sir Walter Scott 90
The Bonnets O’ Bonnie Dundee Sir Walter Scott 91
The Campbells Are Comin' . 94
My Heart ’s in the Highlands . Robert Burns 95
The Skeleton in Armor Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 96
Ceremonies for Christmas . Robert Herrick 102
The Inchcape Rock Robert Southey 103
The Forsaken Merman Matthew Arnold 106
The Charge of the Light Brigade Alfred Tennyson 112
The Star-Spangled Banner Francis Scott Key . 114
Battle Hymn of the Republic Julia Ward Howe 115
Paul Revere’s Ride Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 117
Nathan Hale Francis Miles Finch 122

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