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Ann Taylor

(30 January 1782 - 20 December 1866 / Colchester, England)

Poems of Ann Taylor

1. A True Story 1/3/2003
2. About the Little Girl that Beat Her Sister 1/3/2003
3. Careless Mathilda 4/1/2010
4. Come And Play In The Garden 4/1/2010
5. Deaf Martha 1/3/2003
6. Dirty Jim 4/1/2010
7. Finery 4/1/2010
8. For a Naughty Little Girl 1/3/2003
9. Frances Keeps Her Promise 4/1/2010
10. George And The Chimney-Sweep 4/1/2010
11. Greedy Richard 4/1/2010
12. James And The Shoulder Of Mutton 4/1/2010
13. Jane and Eliza 1/3/2003
14. Learning to Go Alone 1/3/2003
15. Little Girls Must Not Fret 4/1/2010
16. Meddlesome Matty 1/3/2003
17. Mischief 4/1/2010
18. My Mother 4/1/2010
19. Negligent Mary 4/1/2010
20. Sleepy Harry 4/1/2010

Meddlesome Matty

One ugly trick has often spoil'd
The sweetest and the best;
Matilda, though a pleasant child,
One ugly trick possess'd,
Which, like a cloud before the skies,
Hid all her better qualities.

Sometimes she'd lift the tea-pot lid,
To peep at what was in it,

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