Reading--literature: the primer (Google eBook)

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Row, Peterson & Company, 1910 - Readers (Primary) - 120 pages
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This is a great primer for beginning readers, however, this version (and all others I have found on Google Books) are missing pages and have some pages out of order. The stories that are complete and in order are still worth the download, though!

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Page 36 - But the ox would not. She went a little further, and she met a butcher. So she said: "Butcher, butcher, kill ox! Ox won't drink water; Water won't quench fire; Fire won't burn stick; Stick won't beat dog; Dog won't bite pig ; STORY OF THE OLD WOMAN AND HER PIG 25 Pig won't get over the stile, And I shan't get home to-night.
Page 37 - But the butcher wouldn't. She went a little further, and she met a rope. So she said: "Rope! rope! hang butcher; butcher won't kill ox; ox won't drink water; water won't quench fire; fire won't burn stick; stick won't beat dog; dog won't bite pig; piggy won't get over the stile; and I shan't get home to-night.
Page 34 - But the water would not. She went a little farther, and she met an ox. So she said " Ox, ox, drink water ! Water won't quench fire ; Fire won't burn stick ; Stick won't beat dog ; Dog won't bite pig ; Pig won't get over the stile, And I shan't get home to-night.
Page 38 - But the rope would not. She went a little further, and she met a rat. So she said, " Rat ! rat ! gnaw rope. Rope won't hang butcher, butcher won't kill ox, ox won't drink water, water won't quench fire, fire won't burn stick, stick won't beat dog, dog won't bite pig, pig won't get over the stile, and I shan't get home to-night.
Page 40 - As soon as the cat had lapped up the milk, the cat began to kill the rat ; the rat began to gnaw the rope ; the rope began to hang the butcher ; the butcher began to kill the ox ; the ox began to drink the water ; the water began to quench the fire ; the fire began to burn the stick ; the stick began to beat the dog ; the dog began to bite the pig; the little pig in a fright jumped over the stile ; and so the old woman got home that night.
Page 77 - I saw it with my eyes, I heard it with my ears.
Page 31 - But the stick would not. She went a little farther, and she met a fire. So she said " Fire, fire, burn stick ! Stick won't beat dog ; Dog won't bite pig ; Pig won't get over the stile, And I shan't get home to-night.
Page 40 - The butcher began to kill the ox, The ox began to drink the water, The water began to put out the fire, The fire began to burn the stick, The stick began to beat the dog, . The dog began to bite the pig, And the pig jumped over the stile. So away went the old woman and the PigAnd they both got home that night.
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Page 30 - But the dog would not. She went a little farther, and she met a stick. So she said " Stick, stick, beat dog ! Dog won't bite pig ? Pig won't get over the stile, And I shan't get home to-night.

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