A Supplementary First Reader (Google eBook)

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Page 107 - TWINKLE, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are, Up above the world so high, Like a diamond in the sky.
Page 122 - Mary had a little lamb, Its fleece was white as snow, And everywhere that Mary went, The lamb was sure to go. He followed her to school one day, That was against the rule; It made the children laugh and play, To see a lamb at school. And so the teacher turned him out, But still he lingered near, And waited patiently about, Till Mary did appear.
Page 107 - And often through my curtains peep, For you never shut your eye Till the sun is in the sky. As your bright and tiny spark Lights the traveller in the dark, Though I know not what you are. Twinkle, twinkle, little star.
Page 122 - And so the teacher turned him out, But still he lingered near, And waited patiently about Till Mary did appear. Then he ran to her, and laid His head upon her arm, As if he said, "I'm not afraid You'll keep me from all harm." " What makes the lamb love Mary so? " The eager children cry. "Oh, Mary loves the lamb, you know,
Page 122 - And so the Teacher turned him out, But still he lingered near, And waited patiently about, Till Mary did appear: And then he ran to her, and laid His head upon her arm, As if he said, " I'm not afraid, You'll save me from all harm.
Page 92 - ONE, two, three ! A bon-ny boat I see. A sil-ver boat, and all a-float, Up-on a ros-y sea. One, two, three ! The rid-dle tell to me. The moon a-float is the bon-ny boat, The sun-set is the sea.
Page 79 - Hush-a-bye, baby, on the tree-top, When the wind blows the cradle will rock; When the bough breaks, the cradle will fall, Down will come baby, bough, cradle, and all.
Page 99 - ZESSON. ^8 17 XVII. *The Lesson. Now, sir, stand and look at me, Till I call out, ONE, Two, THREE. If you want this, bit of bun, Do not move when I say ONE. Then, again, it will not do To jump for it when I say Two. Now stand quite still and look at me : Good dog! good dog: One, Two, THKEE!
Page 102 - I often pour water into him hot enough to scald him, if he could only feel it. Now you shall see a family of my friends. Without them I should not be of so much use as I am.
Page 45 - Marriage" stanza that follows ("Here comes your true-love, and how do you do?"). Sometimes a snatch or reminiscence of another song is introduced into a game for the sheer incongruity of it or for padding, as in "Shoo Fly": Mary had a little lamb, A little lamb, a little lamb, Mary had a little lamb, Its fleece was white as snow. I feel, I feel, religion in my soul, I feel, I feel, religion in my soul, There'll be a hot time in the old town to-night, my baby.114 And in "Boston": Here we go round...

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