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Caterpillar

by Christina Rossetti  Brown and furry Caterpillar in a hurry, Take your walk To the shady leaf, or stalk, Or what not, Which may be the chosen spot. No toad spy you, Hovering bird of prey pass by you; Spin and die, To live again a butterfly.      *** Kind poem by English poet …

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At the Zoo

by William Makepeace Thackeray   First I saw the white bear, then I saw the black; Then I saw the camel with a hump upon his back; Then I saw the grey wolf, with mutton in his maw; Then I saw the wombat waddle in the straw; Then I saw the elephant a-waving of his trunk; …

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A Happy Child

by Anonymous My house is red – a little house A happy child am I. I laugh and play the whole day long, I hardly ever cry. I have a tree, a green, green tree, To shade me from the sun; And under it I often sit, When all my play is done     …

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