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Alice Cary


Poems

  1. If I Were A Sunbeam
    by Alice Cary
    "If I were a sunbeam,
    I know what I'd do;
  2. Nobility
    by Alice Cary
    True worth is in being, not seeming,—
    In doing, each day that goes by,
  3. November
    by Alice Cary
    The leaves are fading and falling,
    The winds are rough and wild,
  4. Perseverance
    by Alice Cary
    The boy who does a stroke, and stops—
    Will ne’er a great man be;
  5. Pretty Is That Pretty Does
    by Alice Cary
    The spider wears a plain brown dress,
    And she is a steady spinner;