Mother's Picture Alphabet, Page 41
P begins Primrose, a pretty spring flower.
Parasol, useful in sunshine and shower.
Plum, a nice fruit, very good in a pie.
Pear, such as often at market we buy.
Plough, that in spring o’er the rough field is drawn.
Peacock, a fine bird that struts on the lawn.
Poplar, a tree very slender and tall.
Pie; and Plum-pudding, that pleases us all.
Pen, that we write with; and Postman, who calls,
With letters and packets, at hovels and halls.
Also Policeman, with bull’s-eye so bright,
Who goes round to see all is safe in the night.
Pail, that Jane carries about when she cleans.
Palm-tree, so common in all Eastern scenes.
Padlock, with which Papa fastens the gate.
Pole, a long tree-stem, so tall and so straight.
Pelican, Parrot – birds very well known.
Pickaxe; and Pillar, a column of stone.