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My Little Doll

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I once had a sweet little doll, dears,
The prettiest doll in the world;
Her cheeks were so red and so white, dears,
And her hair was so charmingly curled.
But I lost my poor little doll, dears,
As I played in the heath one day;
And I cried for more than a week, dears,
But I never could find where she lay.

I found my poor little doll, dears,

As I played in the heath one day:
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Ramesh T A 23 August 2015

It is a nice children's story expressed in poetic form!

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Exemplifies climax and anti-climax nicely. the ownhood is expressed even at the loss of outwardly appearance.

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Rajnish Manga 23 August 2015

It's a lovely poem about the most beautiful doll in the world. It was lost and subsequently found devoid of its original charm. Yet it was the best doll. Emotionally captivating.

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My little doll 02 September 2021

Planning my poem

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Priya 01 December 2020

Can u tell all the question answer of the little doll

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FayPasetti 27 April 2020

I loved this poem when I was a child, and my Mother and I used to recite, she loved it too. I have been looking for the poem for years that was in our School reader. I am now 76, ! but my mum has passed on.

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Theresa 02 February 2021

Hi, My Mother and I used to say it together. She loved it and she too has passed. My uncle bought me a copy of The Water Babies and I don't know where it is any longer.

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Roma Ashcroft 03 November 2020

My Mum used to recite this to me too. I never knew it was from The Water Babies’ til now.!

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Constance Reade. 24 April 2019

I too have fond memories of this poem from a book of children's poems given to me by my great aunt. It reminds me summer holidays at her house in the late 1950s. I didn't realise it came from the" water Babies"

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Dawn Anne McClure 02 July 2018

The most Beautiful Doll in The World As a very young girl , I learnt this poem. To- day it still evokes, emotions that I had all those 65 years past.

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