A Child's Garden of Verses 5 cover

A Child's Garden of Verses 5

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)

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[Illustration][Illustration: A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES][Illustration: ROBERT LOVIS STEVENSON] EDINBVRGH. VAILIMA 1850 1894[Illustration] A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES BY ROBERT LOVIS STEVENSON ILLVSTRATED BY CHARLES ROBINSON. NEW YORK: CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS LONDON: IOHN LANE. 1895 Copyright 1895, by Charles Scribner's Sons All rights reserved [Illustration] TO ALISON CUNNINGHAM FROM HER BOY FOR THE LONG NIGHTS YOU LAY AWAKE AND WATCHED FOR MY UNWORTHY SAKE: FOR YOUR MOST COMFORTABLE HAND THAT LED ME THROUGH THE UNEVEN LAND: FOR ALL THE STORY BOOKS YOU READ: FOR ALL THE PAINS YOU COMFORTED: FOR ALL YOU PITIED, ALL YOU BORE, IN SAD AND HAPPY DAYS OF YORE: MY SECOND MOTHER, MY FIRST WIFE. THE ANGEL OF MY INFANT LIFE FROM THE SICK CHILD, NOW WELL AND OLD, TAKE, NURSE, THE LITTLE BOOK YOU HOLD! AND GRANT IT, HEAVEN, THAT ALL WHO READ MAY FIND AS DEAR A NURSE AT NEED, AND EVERY CHILD WHO LISTS MY RHYME, IN THE BRIGHT, FIRESIDE, NURSERY CLIME, MAY HEAR IT IN AS KIND A VOICE AS MADE MY CHILDISH DAYS REJOICE! R. L. S. CONTENTS Bed in Summer Page 3 A Thought 5 At the Seaside 6 Young Night Thought 7 Whole Duty of Children 9 Rain 10 Pirate Story 11 Foreign Lands 13 Windy Nights ...