Primary Education, Volume 20 (Google eBook)

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Educational Publishing Company, 1912 - Education
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Page 16 - Sweet and Low Sweet and low, sweet and low, Wind of the western sea, Low, low, breathe and blow, Wind of the western sea! Over the rolling waters go, Come from the dying moon, and blow, Blow him again to me; While my little one, while my pretty one, sleeps. Sleep and rest, sleep and rest,
Page 600 - Down the chimney St. Nicholas came with a bound, He was dressed all in fur from his head to his foot. And his clothes were all tarnished with ashes and soot. His eyes how they twinkled ! His dimples how merry ! His cheeks were like roses, his nose like a cherry, His droll little mouth was drawn up
Page 170 - THE WIND Who has seen the wind? Neither I nor you; But when the leaves hang trembling, The wind is passing through. Who has seen the wind? Neither you nor I; But when the trees bow down their heads, The wind is passing by. — Christina Rossetti
Page 336 - Robert of Lincoln's Quaker wife, Pretty and quiet, with plain brown wings, Passing at home a patient life, Broods in the grass while her husband sings: Bob-o'-link, bob-o'-link, Spink, spank, spink; Brood, kind creature; you need not fear Thieves and robbers while I am here. Chee, chee, chee.
Page 417 - the children: There was an old woman who lived in a shoe, She had so many children she didn't know what to do. She gave them some broth without any bread, And whipped them all soundly and put them to bed.
Page 218 - around you curled, And the wonderful grass upon your breast— World, you are beautifully drest. The wonderful air is over me; And the wonderful wind is shaking the tree; It walks on the water, and whirls the mills, And talks to itself on the top of the hills.
Page 73 - set In his bed at night. Up the airy mountain, Down the rushy glen We daren't go a-hunting For fear of little men; Wee folk, good folk, Trooping all together; Green jacket, red cap, And white owl's feather. — William Allingham
Page 336 - Robert of Lincoln is gaily drest, Wearing a bright black wedding-coat; White are his shoulders and white his crest, Hear him call in his merry note: Bob-o'-Iink, bob-o'-link, Spink, spank, spink; Look, what a nice new coat is mine, Sure there was never a bird so fine. Chee,
Page 467 - From coral rocks the sea-plants lift Their boughs, where the tides and billows flow; The water is calm and still below, For the winds and waves are absent there, And the sands are bright as the stars that glow In the motionless fields of upper air; There, with its waving blade of green, The sea-flag streams through the silent
Page 202 - in the tree, To you and to me, to you and to me ; And he sings all the day, little girl, little boy, "Oh, the world's running over with joy! But long it won't be, Don't you know ? don't you see ? Unless we are as good as can be!

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