Charles Edward Carryl
Charles Edward Carryl was an American children's literature author.
Born in New York, his father was a prosperous businessman. Carryl became a successful businessman and stockbroker, and for 34 years from 1874 he held a seat on the New York Stock Exchange. In 1869 he married Mary Wetmore, and had two children, the eldest of whom was poet and humorist Guy Wetmore Carryl. In 1882 he published his first work: Stock Exchange Primer.
In 1884 he published the children’s fantasy Davy and the Goblin; or, What Followed Reading "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland", serialized in the magazine St Nicholas. His work includes the children’s nonsense poem ... more »
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- Robinson Crusoe's Story
- The Walloping Window Blind
- The Song In The Dell
- The Plaint Of The Camel
- A Capital Ship
- A Nautical Ballad
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''Oh, a capital ship for an ocean trip,Charles Edward Carryl (1841-1920), U.S. poet. Davy and the Goblin (l. 1-4). . . Moon Is Shining Bright as Day, The; an Anthology of Good-humored V...
Was the Walloping Window Blind;
No gale that blew dismayed her crew
Or troubled the captain's mind.''
The night was thick and hazyCharles Edward Carryl (1841-1920), U.S. poet. Davy and the Goblin (l. 1-6). . . Poems to Read Aloud. Edward Hodnett, ed. (Rev. ed., 1967) W. W. No...
When the "Piccadilly Daisy"
Carried down the crew and captain in the sea;
And I think the water downed 'em;
For they never, never found 'em, <...
''we carry home as prizesCharles Edward Carryl (1841-1920), U.S. poet. Davy and the Goblin (l. 40-42). . . Poems to Read Aloud. Edward Hodnett, ed. (Rev. ed., 1967) W. W. ...
Funny bugs, of handy sizes,
Just to give the day a scientific tone.''
''we cast the vessel ashoreCharles Edward Carryl (1841-1920), U.S. poet. Davy and the Goblin (l. 26-28). . . Moon Is Shining Bright as Day, The; an Anthology of Good-humored...
On the Gulliby Isles where the Pooh-pooh smiles,
And the Rumbletum bunders roar.''
''We take along a carrotCharles Edward Carryl (1841-1920), U.S. poet. Davy and the Goblin (l. 34-36). . . Poems to Read Aloud. Edward Hodnett, ed. (Rev. ed., 1967) W. W. ...
As refreshment for the parrot,
And a little can of jungleberry tea.''
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