Poets, it seems, are fond of the word "child." Name the authors of the following well-known quotations. (This Book Bag contest is open only to children ages 7 to 15):

1. "I was a child and she was a child/ In this kingdom by the sea."

2. "There was a child went forth every day . . ."

3. "The child is father of the man."

4. "And listens like a three years' child/ The Mariner hath his will."

5. "Go and catch a falling star,/ Get with child a mandrake root."

All entries (one per person) must be clearly written on postcards and mailed to: Book Bag, The Washington Post, Washington, D.C. 20071, and must include complete return address and competition number. The winning entry will be the first correct answer drawn at random. Employees of The Washington Post Company and their families are not eligible to enter. Entries must be received no later than Nov. 15. The winner's name and city of residence will be announced in the Nov. 25 issue. A Washington Post Book World book bag will be sent to the winner.

Answer to Book Bag #597: St.-John Perse (pen name of Alexis Saint-Le'ger Le'ger) was the poet who walked the streets of Georgetown. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1960.

Winner: Don and Alison Westfall, Washington.