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A Child's Garden of Verses / Underwoods / Ballads

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This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into ...more
Paperback, 388 pages
Published July 31st 2010 by Nabu Press (first published 1891)
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Jamie
Jul 04, 2016 Jamie rated it liked it
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For when is was written (mostly published in 1885, some of these copyrighted a few years later) several of these are quite fascinating. Yet to read this to a child today, I think most would be very confused. Heck, I was confused. I had to look up a lot of words reading this! And that takes away from poetry fro me. I have a fairly extensive vocabulary but even I stumble over words. Some weren't even English! So with no pictures, unknown lost patterns of speak (at least here in the US),
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Robert Louis (Balfour) Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer, and a leading representative of English literature. He was greatly admired by many authors, including Jorge Luis Borges, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling and Vladimir Nabokov.

Most modernist writers dismissed him, however, because he was popular and did not write within their narrow definition of literature. It is o
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