The Route March
Did you hear the children singing, O my brothers?
Did you hear the children singing as our troops went marching past?
In the sunshine and the rain,
As theyâ??ll never sing againâ??
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Henry Lawson

The Children
The children bring us laughter, and the children bring us tears;
They string our joys, like jewels bright, upon the thread of years;
They bring the bitterest cares we know, their mothers' sharpest pain,
Then smile our world to loveliness, like sunshine after rain.
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Edgar Albert Guest

Good And Bad Children
Children, you are very little,
And your bones are very brittle;
If you would grow great and stately,
You must try to walk sedately.
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Robert Louis Stevenson

Sonnet Xxii: With Fools And Children
To Folly

With fools and children, good discretion bears;
Then, honest people, bear with Love and me,
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Michael Drayton

The Unseen Playmate
When children are playing alone on the green,
In comes the playmate that never was seen.
When children are happy and lonely and good,
The Friend of the Children comes out of the wood.
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Robert Louis Stevenson

Advice To Little Children
Bless those little children
That love to go to school;
Blessed be the children
That obey the golden rule.
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Julia Ann Moore

Birth And Death.
I who have known thee, Birth, must know Death too:
As old, old men their children's children fold
In their gaunt arms, and though their blood be cold
Feel their own youth burn in them as they view
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Robert Crawford

Children Dressed In Tatters
Weâ??re sorry!
We have no manners!
But ...
Weâ??re your children and youâ??re our Mom!
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Sant Tukaram

And a woman who held a babe against her bosom said, 'Speak to us of Children.'

And he said:

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Khalil Gibran

The Mother
Your children grow from you apart,
Afar and still afar;
And yet it should rejoice your heart
To see how glad they are;
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Robert William Service

The Path O' Little Children
The path o' little children is the path I want to tread,
Where green is every valley and every rose is red,
Where laughter's always ringing and every smile is real,
And where the hurts are little hurts that just a kiss will heal.
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Edgar Albert Guest

Little World
Children - are staring of eyes so frightful,
Mischievous legs on a wooden floor,
Children - is sun in the gloomy motives,
Hypotheses' of happy sciences world.
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Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva

The Truants
Ere my heart beats too coldly and faintly
To remember sad things, yet be gay,
I would sing a brief song of the world's little children
Magic hath stolen away.
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Walter De La Mare

On the seashore of endless worlds children meet.
The infinite sky is motionless overhead
and the restless water is boisterous.
On the seashore of endless worlds
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Rabindranath Tagore

On the Seashore
On the seashore of endless worlds children meet.
The infinite sky is motionless overhead and the restless water is boisterous. On the seashore of endless worlds the children meet with shouts and dances.
They build their houses with sand, and they play with empty shells. With withered leaves they weave their boats and smilingly float them on the vast deep. Children have their play on the seashore of worlds.
They know not how to swim, they know not how to cast nets. Pearl-fishers dive for pearls, merchants sail in their ships, while children gather pebbles and scatter them again. They seek not for hidden treasures, they know not how to cast nets.
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Rabindranath Tagore

Why We Oppose Schools For Children
(By the Children's Anti-School League.)

1. Because education is a burden, not a right.
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Alice Duer Miller

The Summer Children
I like 'em, in the winter when their cheeks are slightly pale,
I like 'em in the spring time when the March winds blow a gale;
But when summer suns have tanned 'em and they're racing to and fro,
I somehow think the children make the finest sort of show.
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Edgar Albert Guest

Come to me, O ye children!
For I hear you at your play,
And the questions that perplexed me
Have vanished quite away.
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Your Children
Your children are not your children.
They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
They come through you but not from you.
And though they are with you, they belong not to you.
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Khalil Gibran

The Children Of The Sun
The Children of the Sun are out,
About the hills and beaches
The stolid burghers halo and stout,
The tailored sheik, the city lout,
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Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis

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