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Subject - Family & Home


  1. Our Little Ghost by Louisa May Alcott
  2. Boyhood by Washington Allston

    fond memories of early life

  3. Motherhood by Mathilde Blind
  4. Sonnet upon a Swedish Cottage by Sir John Carr
  5. Frost at Midnight by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    thoughts to a child on what his life will hold

  6. Truly Great by W. H. Davies

    contentment with home, garden and mate

  7. The Boy by W. H. Davies

    on enjoying childhood without cares

  8. Parenthood by John Chipman Farrar
  9. Beautiful Hands by Emma M. H. Gates
  10. Home by Edgar Guest

    It takes a heap o' livin' in a house t' make it home.

  11. The Homes of England by Felicia Dorothea Hemans

    Where first the child's glad spirit loves
    Its country and its God!

  12. A Thanksgiving to God for His House by Robert Herrick
  13. A Country Boy in Winter by Sarah Orne Jewett
  14. Mother O' Mine by Rudyard Kipling
  15. The Children's Hour by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  16. The Baby by George MacDonald

    Where did you come from baby dear?

  17. Dedication for a Fireplace by Christopher Morley
  18. Six Weeks Old by Christopher Morley
  19. Song for a Little House by Christopher Morley
  20. Our House by Christopher Morley
  21. On Naming a House by Christopher Morley
  22. The Toys by Coventry Patmore
  23. Home Sweet Home by John Howard Payne

    be it ever so humble, there's no place like home

  24. To Miss Charlotte Pulteney, in Her Mother's Arms by Ambrose Philips
  25. To My Mother by Edgar Allen Poe
  26. Good-bye, Little Cabin by Robert W. Service

    leaving a place that was home is like leaving a loved one

  27. Home and Love by Robert W. Service
  28. The Discoverer by Edmund Clarence Stedman
  29. The Hand That Rocks The Cradle Is The Hand That Rules The World by William Ross Wallace
  30. My Home by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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