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Mary Botham Howitt

(1799-1888 / England)

Poems of Mary Botham Howitt

1. Coming Spring 9/28/2010
2. Cowslips 9/28/2010
3. Let Mammon's sons with visage lean 9/28/2010
4. Religious Reflections On Winter: The Creator To Be Praised For All Things 9/28/2010
5. Summer Song Of The Strawberry-Girl 9/28/2010
6. The Broom Flower 9/28/2010
7. The clock is on the stroke of six 9/28/2010
8. The Fossil Elephant 9/28/2010
9. The Humming-Bird 9/28/2010
10. The Old Man's Story 9/28/2010
11. The Rose Of May 9/28/2010
12. The Sea Fowler 9/28/2010
13. The Sparrow's Nest 9/28/2010
14. The Spider And The Fly 9/28/2010
15. The Sunshine 9/28/2010
16. The Unregarded Toils Of The Poor 9/28/2010
17. The Wood-Mouse 9/28/2010

The Fossil Elephant

The earth is old! Six thousand ears,
Are gone since I had birth;
In the forests of the olden time,
And the solitude’s of earth.

We were a race of mighty things;
The world was all our own.
I dwelt with the Mammoth large and strong,
And the giant Mastodon.

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