The Gordon Readers: New series. Primer, [First-fifth reader] (Google eBook)

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D.C. Heath, 1918 - Readers
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Page 153 - The Rainbow comes and goes, And lovely is the Rose ; The Moon doth with delight Look round her when the heavens are bare ; Waters on a starry night Are beautiful and fair ; The Sunshine is a glorious birth ; But yet I know, where'er I go, That there hath passed away a glory from the earth.
Page 175 - This textbook may be borrowed for two weeks, with the privilege of renewing it once. A fine of five cents a day is incurred by failure to return a book on the date when it is due. The Education Library is open from 9 to 5 daily except Saturday when it closes at 12.30.
Page 122 - There's a merry brown thrush sitting up in the tree, He's singing to me ! He's singing to me ! And what does he say, little girl, little boy? "Oh, the world's running over with joy! Don't you hear? Don't you see? Hush ! Look ! In my tree I'm as happy as happy can be!
Page 88 - My native country, thee, Land of the noble free, Thy name I love : I love thy rocks and rills, Thy woods and templed hills; My heart with rapture thrills Like that above.
Page 48 - A MAN of words and not of deeds Is like a garden full of weeds...
Page 42 - RAIN THE rain is raining all around, It falls on field and tree, It rains on the umbrellas here, And on the ships at sea.
Page 123 - Don't meddle! Don't touch! little girl, little boy, Or the world will lose some of its joy! Now I'm glad! Now I'm free! And I always shall be, If you never bring sorrow to me." So the merry brown thrush sings away 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're as good as can be.
Page 52 - One step, and then another, And the longest walk is ended ; One stitch and then another, And the largest rent is mended One brick upon another, And the highest wall is made ; One flake upon another, And the deepest snow is laid.
Page 98 - SONG A SUNSHINE heart, And a soul of song, Love for hate, And right for wrong; Softly speak to the weak, Help them along, A sunshine heart, And a soul of song. A sunshine heart, And a soul of song, 60 What though about thee Foemen throng?

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