Mother's Picture Alphabet, Page 25
Hovel, where nightly they shelter and sleep.
Hive, the bees’ Home, where their Honey they keep.
H begins Henry, with Hand on his Hoop:
Young Herbert’s Hat, too, who by him does stoop.
Hay, that the Haymakers pile in a cart.
Humble – a lowly and teachable Heart,
Hook, often used to hang anything on,
Horse – when I’m bigger, I’ll ride behind John.
Horn – on the river it sounds very sweet.
Hamper, a basket for things nice to eat.
Hoe, by whose Help we root weeds up with ease,
Hatchet, so useful in cutting down trees.
Hyacinths wild, that in shady woods grow;
Hollyhocks, too, what a beautiful show!
Harrow, for breaking the clods – a spiked frame.
Helen, my favourite playfellow’s name.
House – why ’tis dear grandpapa’s, I declare;
He’s opened the Hothouse, to give his plants air.