Ann Taylor

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

Ann Taylor Poems

1. Washing And Dressing 4/1/2010
2. The Little Negro 4/1/2010
3. The Spider 4/1/2010
4. The Child’s Monitor 4/1/2010
5. The Village Green 4/1/2010
6. The Gaudy Flower 4/1/2010
7. The Good-Natured Girls 4/1/2010
8. The Violet 4/1/2010
9. The Holidays 4/1/2010
10. The Orphan 4/1/2010
11. The Wooden Doll And The Wax Doll 4/1/2010
12. The Disappointment 4/1/2010
13. The Little Cripple's Complaint 1/3/2003
14. Finery 4/1/2010
15. Come And Play In The Garden 4/1/2010
16. The Washing And Dressing 1/3/2003
17. Frances Keeps Her Promise 4/1/2010
18. George And The Chimney-Sweep 4/1/2010
19. The Pin 1/3/2003
20. Greedy Richard 4/1/2010
21. James And The Shoulder Of Mutton 4/1/2010
22. The Boys And The Apple-Tree 4/1/2010
23. The Apple-Tree 4/1/2010
24. Careless Mathilda 4/1/2010
25. Mischief 4/1/2010
26. Sleepy Harry 4/1/2010
27. The Cut 1/3/2003
28. Sophia’s Fool’s-Cap 4/1/2010
29. The Vulgar Little Lady 1/3/2003
30. The Field Daisy 1/3/2003
31. To A Little Girl That Has Told A Lie 1/3/2003
32. Negligent Mary 4/1/2010
33. The Chatterbox 1/3/2003
34. Dirty Jim 4/1/2010
35. The Butterfly 4/1/2010
36. Deaf Martha 1/3/2003
37. The Cow 1/3/2003
38. About The Little Girl That Beat Her Sister 1/3/2003
39. Jane And Eliza 1/3/2003
40. Little Girls Must Not Fret 4/1/2010

Comments about Ann Taylor

  • Courtney (4/21/2019 10:35:00 AM)

    U r so creative and emotional that you can make good songs thanks

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  • DeAnna Gage Sullivan (1/9/2019 9:24:00 AM)

    love mom

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  • Robin Taylor Gilbert (8/27/2018 8:43:00 AM)

    Although the portrait gives the appearance of being associated with the Wikipedia article the text of which you have reprinted, which I wrote, I certainly did not supply the portrait. I do, however, own one of the copies of the smaller crayon portrait above it done by her son Josiah in her old age.

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  • Robin Taylor Gilbert (8/27/2018 7:25:00 AM)

    What is the evidence that this is a (photographic) portrait of Ann Taylor (Ann Gilbert as she would have been by then) , my 2xgreat-grandmother? It doesn’t look like authenticated portraits of her &, when she was the age of the woman portrayed (c.50?) , photographic portraits wd have been rare indeed.

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Best Poem of Ann Taylor

My Mother

Who sat and watched my infant head
When sleeping on my cradle bed,
And tears of sweet affection shed?
My Mother.

When pain and sickness made me cry,
Who gazed upon my heavy eye,
And wept for fear that I should die?
My Mother.

Who taught my infant lips to pray
And love God’s holy book and day,
And walk in wisdom’s pleasant way?
My Mother.

And can I ever cease to be
Affectionate and kind to thee,
Who wast so very kind to me,
My Mother?

Ah, no! the thought I cannot bear,
And if God please my life to spare
I hope I shall ...

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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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