Lilliput Levee (Rands collection)

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Lilliput Levee  (1868) 
by William Brighty Rands


ILLUSTRATED BY J. E. MILLAIS, C. GREEN,
G. J. PINWELL AND B. BRADLEY

LILLIPUT LEVEE:


Poems of

CHILDHOOD, CHILD-FANCY, AND CHILD-LIKE MOODS;

WITH THE ADDITION OF SEVERAL NEW POEMS,
WRITTEN EXPRESSLY FOR THIS EDITION.



NEW YORK:
GEORGE ROUTLEDGE & SONS,
416 Broome Street.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co.
LONDON:
Alexander Strahan & Co., and George Routledge & Sons.
1868.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1869,
By JOSEPH L. BLAMIRE,
In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Eastern District of New York.

CONTENTS.

Page

Lilliput Levee
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1
Public Notice
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9
Stalky Jack
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11
The Boy That Loves a Baby
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13
The Storm Cradle
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15
Little Christel
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19
Harold and Alice; or, the Reformed Giant
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26
The Christ-Crown
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35
Eggs and Birds
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40
The Bewitched Toys; Or, Queen Mab in Child-world
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41
The Fly in the Pane
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50
Cuckoo in the Pear-tree
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51
Penitent Alfred
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63
The Parable of Peter and the Cherries
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66
Jack Abroad, and Jill at Home
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59
Cuckoo's Palace
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60
The Little Brother
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61
Juan De Pabeja, the Faithful Colour-grinder of Velasquez
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63
Thb Cricket in the Crevice
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67
The Discontented Yew-tree
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70
Puzzles
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73
The Penance of the Little Maid
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75
Prince Philibert
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77
The Rising, Watching Moon
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80
The Ship That Sailed Into the Sun
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81
The White Falcon
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82
Topsyturvey-world
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83
The Race of the Flowers
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85
Polly
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87
The Windmill
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90
The Girl That Garibaldi Kissed
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92
Petronella: The Stone Strawberry Girl
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96
The Bee and the Rose
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99
Fair Lady, Rare Lady
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100
Frodgedobbulum's Fancy
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101
The Cruise of the Caliban
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112
The Dog and the Patch of Moonshine
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131
Autumn Song
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136
Gipsy Jane
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137
A Shooting Song
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138
A Fishing Song
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140
Shock-headed Cicely and the Two Bears
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142
December and June
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149
The Secret of the Sunflower
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160
The Wonderful Toy of the Whispering Boy
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151
The Coming Storm
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159
My Beautiful Huntress
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160
Love in the Dust
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161
The Dream of a Boy Who Lived at Nine-Elms
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162
The Dream of a Girl Who Lived at Seven-Oaks
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163
The Pedlar's Caravan
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164
The First Tooth
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166
The Soldier-angel
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168
Doll Poems
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173
Blackberry Hunting
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180
The Wind and His Enemy
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183
Clean Clara
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186
The First of June
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189
Madcap
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190
Trumpeter Redbreast
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193
Lingerina Latimer
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195
At Harvest Time
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197
Baby
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199
The Organ
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204
Gold-boy and Green-girl
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206
When My Ships Come Home
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208
Rewards of Song
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210
Epilogue
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212
L'envoi
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214


This work was published before January 1, 1926, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.