Charles Dickens
Landport, Portsea

Poems

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1.
Lucy's Song
How beautiful at eventide
To see the twilight shadows pale,
Steal o'er the landscape, far and wide,
O'er stream and meadow, mound and dale!
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2.
A Child's Hymn
Hear my prayer, O heavenly Father,
Ere I lay me down to sleep;
Bid Thy angels, pure and holy,
Round my bed their vigil keep.
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3.
The Ivy Green
Oh, a dainty plant is the Ivy green,
That creepeth o'er ruins old!
Of right choice food are his meals, I ween,
In his cell so lone and cold.
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4.
Squire Norton's Song
The child and the old man sat alone
In the quiet, peaceful shade
Of the old green boughs, that had richly grown
In the deep, thick forest glade.
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5.
A Fine Old English Gentleman
I'll sing you a new ballad, and I'll warrant it first-rate,
Of the days of that old gentleman who had that old estate;
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6.
Little Nell's Funeral
And now the bell, - the bell
She had so often heard by night and day
And listened to with solemn pleasure,
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7.
The Hymn Of The Wiltshire Laborers
O God! who by Thy prophet's hand
Didst smite the rocky brake,
Whence water came, at Thy
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8.
Gabriel's Grub Song
Brave lodgings for one, brave lodgings for one,
A few feet of cold earth, when life is done;
A stone at the head, a stone at the feet;
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9.
The Song Of The Wreck
The wind blew high, the waters raved,
A ship drove on the land,
A hundred human creatures saved
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10.
George Edmunds' Song
Autumn leaves, autumn leaves, lie strewn around he here;
Autumn leaves, autumn leaves, how sad, how cold, how drear!
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