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Meddlesome Matty, and other poems for infant minds

Jane Taylor

Meddlesome Matty, and other poems for infant minds

by Jane Taylor

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Published by John Lane, The Bodley Head in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Jane & Anne Taylor ; with an introduction by Edith Sitwell; illustrated by Wyndham Payne.
ContributionsTaylor, Ann, 1782-1866.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13703292M

Original Poems for Infant Minds by several young persons (by Ann and Jane and others) was first issued in two volumes in and Rhymes for the Nursery followed in , and Hymns for Infant Minds in In Original Poems for Infant Minds the authors were identified for each poem. The outstanding verse written for children over the past five hundred years has been assembled here. More than three hundred pieces by named authors, a fifth of them American, are arranged chronologically, from Chaucer and Lydgate to T.S. Eliot and Ogden Nash. Notes on the authors deal in particular with the poems included here.

meddlesome "given to meddling, apt to interpose in the affairs of others," s, from meddle + -some (1). Earlier was medlous "quarrelsome, meddlesome" (midc.). Related: Meddlesomely; meddlesomeness. " Meddlesome Matty" is the title of a piece by Ann Taylor in "Original Poems for Infant Minds" () about a little girl who, by meddling, breaks her grandmother's eye-glasses and gets a . MEDDLESOME MATTY One ugly trick has often spoiled The sweetest and the best; Matilda, though a pleasant child, One ugly trick possessed, Which, like a cloud before the skies, Hid all her better qualities. Sometimes she'd lift the tea-pot lid, To peep at what was in it; Or tilt the kettle, if .

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Childrens poetry. Edition not noted. Printed boards rubbed and worn, corners chipped, cloth spine soiled. Meddlesome Matty and Other Poems for Infant Minds by Taylor, Jane & Anne and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Edith Sitwell was born in Yorkshire, England in Her collections of poetry include Green Song and Meddlesome Matty Poems (), Variations on a Theme (), Façade (), The Wooden Pegasus (), and The Mother and Other Poems ().Sitwell’s early work was often experimental, creating melody, using striking conceits, new rhythms, and confusing private allusions.

IT is over a hundred years since the Misses Jane and Anne Taylor wrote "Meddlesome Matty and Meddlesome Matty Poems for Infant Minds," an intensely serious volume of verse pointing out the ideals for which.

Provenance of the Text. Little Ann and Other Poems contains poems by Ann Taylor (), Jane Taylor (), Isaac Taylor (), and Adelaide O'Keeffe (). It was illustrated by Kate Greenaway () and published in Both text and illustrations are in the public domain.

Meddlesome Matty and Other Poems for Infant Minds Taylor Jane & Anne and Adelaide O'Keeffe, Dame Edith Sitwell (Introduction) Published by Viking Press, New York (). Author of Original poems, for infant minds, Twinkle, twinkle, little star, Display, Essays in rhyme on morals and manners, The "Original poems" and others, Select rhymes for the nursery, The contributions of Q.Q.

to a periodical work, Rhymes for the nursery. MEDDLESOME MATTY. ORIGINAL POEMS FOR INFANT MINDS. By ANN and JANE TA YLOR. In books, or works, or healthful play, That other boys might spy; And proudly there he walked about, And thought, "How fine am I!" Who taught my infant lips to pray, And love God's holy book and day, And walk in wisdom's pleasant way.

My mother. See how much other students are saving on textbooks today. Shop Now. Books. With one of the largest book inventories in the world, find the book you are looking for. To help, we provided some of our favorites. Meddlesome Matty and other poems for infant minds by Jane Taylor, Ann Taylor, Adelaide O'Keeffe, Edith Sitwell, Dame.

Full text of "Original Poems, for Infant Minds" See other formats. Tolerant this poem some sixty years ago in junior school. It came to mind when a friend is thinking of writing something on motherhood.

This poem is touching. (Report) Reply. #N#ANIEDI (4/24/ PM) This work of ANN exposes many readers to how much they owe the one that was there for them at infant. (Report) Reply. Meddlesome Matty and Other Poems for Infant Minds. TAYLOR, Jane & Anne. Published by Meddlesome Matty and Other Poems for Infant Minds.

TAYLOR, Jane & Anne. Published by in VG though grubby dj attached at spine (as issued). 53pp with col illus throughout by Wyndham Payne. A book of nonsense about our monarchs from Ethelred the Unready. Facade, and other poems, London: Duckworth, The Early Unpublished Poems of Edith Sitwell (edited by Gerald W.

Morton & Karen P. Helgeson). New York: Lang, Non-fiction Edit. Introduction to Ann Taylor, Meddlesome Matty, and other poems for infant minds. London: John Lane, Poetry and tion: Poet.

Meddlesome Matty and other poems for infant minds: Mein exzentrisches Leben Autobiographie: Mulheres inglesas: Music and ceremonies. Noche espagnola: A notebook on William Shakespeare: Old Sir Faulk: old woman: Outcasts: Planet and glow-worm, a book for the sleepless: The pleasures of poetry: a critical anthology: Poems: Poems.

Selections. Meddlesome Matty and other poems for infant minds 3 copies; Original poems, for infant minds 3 copies; The Writings of Jane Taylor, Volume I: Memoirs, Correspondence and 2 copies; The "Original poems" and others, by Ann and Jane Taylor and Adelaide 2 copies; Prose and poetry 1 copy; The Authoress.

A tale. By the author of “Rachel.” [i. ANN (), afterwards Mrs. Gilbert, and JANE TAYLOR ), English writers for children, daughters of Isaac Taylor (), were born in London on the 30th of January and the 23rd of September respectively. In the Taylors went to live at Lavenham in Suffolk, and ten years later removed to Colchester.

Jane was a lively and entertaining child, and composed plays and. The expressions good boy and good girl are widely used in Anglo parental speech directed at children to praise them for their actions.

Used in this way, these expressions have no equivalents in other European languages. In tracing the history of these expressions, and their negative counterparts bad boy and bad girl, this paper seeks to show that they reflect a unique cultural model Cited by:.

Wyndham Payne is the first British illustrator of this work, preceding E. H. Shepard by four years. "Payne's contribution was to place the characters in unmistakably English countryside. His inspired conception of Toad's canary-yellow caravan has remained through all ensuing illustrations" (Lanes).meddlesome.

"given to meddling, apt to interpose in the affairs of others," s, from meddle + -some (1). Earlier was medlous "quarrelsome, meddlesome" (midc.).

Related: Meddlesomely; meddlesomeness. " Meddlesome Matty" is the title of a piece by Ann Taylor in "Original Poems for Infant Minds" () about a little girl who, by meddling, breaks her grandmother's eye-glasses and gets a. The best edition of the Poetical Works of the sisters is that of There is an excellent edition () of the Original Poems and Others, by Ann and Jane Taylor and Adelaide O'Keeffe, edited by E.

V. Lucas, with illustrations by F. D. Bedford. Abundant information about Ann and Jane Taylor is to be found in: Autobiography and Other Memorials of Mrs Gilbert (2 vols., ), edited by her.