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From A Railway Carriage

Rating: 3.6

Faster than fairies, faster than witches,
Bridges and houses, hedges and ditches;
And charging along like troops in a battle
All through the meadows the horses and cattle:
All of the sights of the hill and the plain
Fly as thick as driving rain;
And ever again, in the wink of an eye,
Painted stations whistle by.
Here is a child who clambers and scrambles,
All by himself and gathering brambles;

Here is a tramp who stands and gazes;
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iqnArjvn 16 December 2020

" Find and copy the word that means " see for a moment" ." where? ? ?

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tfyjyijt 17 July 2020


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Jivraaj arora 09 July 2020

Very good I liked it.

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Shaun Cronick 20 June 2020

A great poem by the great writer and poet. A poem to knock your socks off and a poem to never tire of rereading. So many gathered and great images, superb!

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costantino 29 February 2020

The poem makes me feel if i am in a train

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Paul White 18 March 2019

Learnt this as a child over 60yrs ago, great to re-discover it again

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Shivangi Buzarbaruah 09 October 2018

I am from class 4 and I have this poem in my text book and we are doing this chapter now.Our teacher told us to learn this poem So, I got help for learn the poem THANK YOU

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unicorn 13 November 2018

oh i did this this for handwriting in year 5

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Pam woof 04 October 2018

I first read this poem as a young child. It captured my imagination and the rhythm of the lines is just like a steam train. I fell in love with it then and I still love now aged 65.

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VARSHA 27 September 2018

This is a great poem I love it so much

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charlotte 11 September 2018

kool with a k wowwwwwwwwwwwww

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