Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 150,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

Phebe, The Blackberry Girl

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1850
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,338 / 24 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 88.4
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 217
Added to site: 2004.06.30
mnybks.net#: 8159
Genre: Poetry
Excerpt

plants and tree;
No man so great, no child so small,
That from his eye can flee.

[Illustration]

THE CHILD AND THE FLOWERS.

Put up thy work, dear mother;
Dear mother, come with me,
For I've found within the garden
The beautiful sweet-pea!

And rows of stately hollyhocks
Down by the garden-wall,
All yellow, white and crimson,
So many-hued and tall!

And bending on their stalks, mother,
Are roses white and red;

[Illustration: "Put up thy work, dear Mother."]

And pale-stemmed balsams all a-blow,
On every garden-bed.

Put up thy work, I pray thee,
And come out, mother dear!
We used to buy these flowers,
But they are growing here!

O, mother! little Amy
Would have loved these flowers to see;
Dost remember how we tried to get
For her a pink sweet-pea?

Dost remember how she loved
Those rose-leaves pale and sere?
I wish she had but lived to see
The lov

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 150,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Kristie Booker
Kristie Booker is an author, blogger and a Wellness Coach. She enjoys coaching and inspiring women through her writing as well as in person. As our Author of the Day, Booker tells us about her latest novel, Blooming into Life, and the inspiration behind it.
Read full interview...