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    Memory Index

    This is a list of all the memory work, past and current, in our family Book of Memories. If you want organizational information, you can refer to the MP3 download of my talk, Memorization and the Soul. These are listed in no particular order, but generally I have built our repertoire from the easiest poems and parables up to harder passages.

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    This is a list of all the memory work, past and current, in our family Book of Memories.

    I am absolutely astounded by how long this list is. I suppose this is evidence that little steps make a long trek possible because truly we learned these day by day and term by term, plodding along in the Usual Way.


    Old Testament Passages
    • Genesis 45:4-9
    • Exodus 3:7-12
    • Exodus 13:17-22
    • Numbers 13:30-14:9
    • 1
    • 4
    • 8
    • 11
    • 16
    • 23
    • 24
    • 46
    • 115
    • 127
    Parables of Jesus
    • Do Not be Anxious (Matthew 6:24-34)
    • The Mustard Seed (Matthew 13:31-32)
    • The Treasure Hidden in a Field (Matthew 13:44)
    • The Pearl of Great Price (Matthew 13:45-46)
    • The Net (Matthew 13:47-50)
    • The Seed Cast into the Ground (Mark 4:26-29)
    • The Importunate Neighbor (Luke 11:5-8)
    • The Faithful Servant (Luke 12:35-48)
    • The Barren Fig Tree (Luke 13:6-9)
    • The Leaven (Luke 13:20-21)
    • The Lost Sheep (Luke 15:4-7)
    • The Rich Man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31)
    New Testament Passages
    • The Lord’s Prayer (Matthew 6:9-13)
    • John 1:1-18
    • The Love Chapter (I Corinthians 13:4-8)
    Other Verses
    • II Peter 1:3
    • Luke 9:23-24
    • Proverbs 14:15
    • Hebrews 11:1
    • Psalm 71:5
    • Psalm 11:6


    • A Ballad of Two Knights by Sara Teasdale
    • A Rabbit Reveals My Room by William Blake
    • All’s Well by John Greenleaf Whittier
    • As from the Darkening Gloom a Silver Dove by John Keats
    • Bed in Summer by Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Bilbo’s Walking Song by J.R.R. Tolkien
    • Caterpillar by Christina Rossetti
    • Crossing the Bar by Alfred Lord Tennyson
    • Endymion Bk 1 St 1 by John Keats
    • Father, Part of His Double Interest by John Donne
    • Hope by Emily Dickinson
    • Hoppity by AA Milne
    • My Gift by Christine Rossetti
    • My Shadow by Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Monotone by Carl Sandberg
    • October by Robert Frost
    • Opportunity by Edward Rowland Sill
    • Paradise Lost (book 12 excerpt) by John Milton
    • Singing Time by Robert Louis Stevenson
    • The Beggar Boy by Cecil Francis Alexander
    • The Children’s Song by Rudyard Kipling
    • The Cow by Robert Louis Stevenson
    • The Crocodile by Lewis Carroll
    • The Lamb by William Blake
    • The Eagle by Alfred Lord Tennyson
    • The Prayer Perfect by James Whitcomb Riley
    • The Rainy Day by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    • The Wise Cow Enjoys a Cloud by Nancy Willard
    • The World by George Herbert
    • To Morning by William Blake
    • To the Skylark by William Wordsworth
    • Who Has Seen the Wind by Christina Rossetti
    • Whole Duty of Children by Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Wind on the Hill by A.A. Milne


    • A Mighty Fortress is our God
    • Ah, Holy Jesus
    • All Creatures of our God and King
    • Awake My Soul and With the Sun
    • Be Thou My Vision
    • Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing
    • Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken
    • Great is Thy Faithfulness
    • He Who Would Valiant Be
    • How Firm a Foundation
    • I Bind Unto Myself Today
    • I Need Thee Every Hour
    • I Stand Amazed in the Presence
    • Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise
    • Jesus Paid it All
    • Jesus! What a Friend for Sinners
    • Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee
    • Let all Mortal Flesh Keep Silence
    • Let Us with a Gladsome Mind
    • Love Divine, All Loves Excelling
    • Marching to Zion
    • My Jesus, I Love Thee
    • My Song is Love Unknown
    • Now Thank We all our God
    • O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing
    • O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go
    • O Thou in Whose Presence
    • Praise Ye the Lord the Almighty
    • Rock of Ages
    • Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us
    • The King of Love My Shepherd Is
    • The Rock that is Higher Than I
    • There is a Happy Land
    • This is my Father’s World
    • ‘Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus
    • Victory in Jesus
    • When Morning Gilds the Sky

    Folk Songs

    • A Man’s a Man for A’ That
    • All Through the Night
    • An Acre of Land
    • Carrickfergus
    • Click go the Shears
    • Down by the Sally Gardens
    • Down in the Valley
    • Early One Morning
    • Follow the Drinking Gourd
    • Greensleeves
    • Gypsy Rover
    • Home on the Range
    • I’s the B’y
    • Log Driver’s Waltz
    • Maggie
    • Mairi’s Wedding
    • My Grandfather’s Clock
    • Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen
    • Now is the Hour
    • Old Oaken Bucket
    • Rose of Tralee
    • Scarborough Fair
    • Simple Gifts
    • Skye Boat Song
    • That’s a Nice Field of Turnips
    • The Ash Grove
    • The Keys to Canterbury
    • The Outlandish Knight
    • The Rising of the Moon
    • The Three Ravens
    • Wade in the Water

    Government Documents

    • Bill of Rights


    • Children’s Catechism
    • 4H Pledge
    • Home address
    • Nicene Creed
    • Apostle’s Creed
    • Charlotte Mason’s Motto {I am, I can, I ought, I will}


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