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The Good-Natured Girls

Rating: 2.8

Two good little children, named Mary and Ann,
Both happily live, as good girls always can;
And though they are not either sullen or mute,
They seldom or never are heard to dispute.

If one wants a thing that the other would like­
Well,­what do they do? Must they quarrel and strike?
No, each is so willing to give up her own,
That such disagreements are there never known.

If one of them happens to have something nice,
Directly she offers her sister a slice;
And never, like some greedy children, would try
To eat in a corner with nobody by!

When papa or mamma has a job to be done;
These good little children immediately run;
Nor dispute whether this or the other should go,
They would be ashamed to behave themselves so!

Whatever occurs, in their work or their play,
They are willing to yield, and give up their own way:
Then now let us try their example to mind,
And always, like them, be obliging and kind.

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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Chloe 17 October 2018

THIS POEM IS AMAZING!

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Aditi sharma 03 June 2018

I love this poem very much

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Ti Free 28 October 2015

This Poem would be a GREAT children's book.

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Sweet poem...really very sweet. :)

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