William Brighty Rands

(1823 - 1882 / England)

Poems of William Brighty Rands

1. Cuckoo in the Pear-Tree 1/3/2003
2. Dressing the Doll 1/1/2004
3. Godfrey Gordon Gustavus Gore 4/13/2010
4. Great, Wide, Beautiful, Wonderful World 1/3/2003
5. I Saw A New World 1/1/2004
6. Little Ditties I 1/3/2003
7. Polly 1/3/2003
8. The Cat of Cats 1/3/2003
9. The Dream of a Boy Who Lived at Nine-Elms 1/3/2003
10. The Dream of a Girl Who Lived at Seven-Oaks 1/3/2003
11. The First Tooth 1/3/2003
12. The Flowers 1/3/2003
13. The Thought 1/3/2003
14. Topsy-Turvy World 1/1/2004

Dressing the Doll

THIS is the way we dress the Doll:—
You may make her a shepherdess, the Doll,
If you give her a crook with a pastoral hook,
But this is the way we dress the Doll.

Chorus

Bless the Doll, you may press the Doll,
But do not crumple and mess the Doll!

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