Analytical Third Reader

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Taintor Bros, Merrill & Company, 1867 - Readers - 288 pages
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Page 84 - THE NORTH WIND DOTH BLOW he north wind doth blow, And we shall have snow, And what will poor Robin do then, Poor thing? He'll sit in a barn, And keep himself warm, And hide his head under his wing, Poor thing.
Page 84 - The north wind doth blow, and we shall have snow ; And what will the robin do then, poor thing ? He'll sit in a barn, and keep himself warm, And hide his head under his wing, poor thing.
Page 114 - Over the carpet the dear little feet Came with a patter to climb on my seat ; Two merry eyes, full of frolic and glee, Under their lashes looked up unto me ; Two little hands, pressing soft on my face, Drew me down close in a loving embrace ; Two rosy lips gave the answer so true, " Good to love you, mamma, — good to love you.
Page 261 - And wind-blown curls to cover ; Her dimpled face was stained with tears ; Her round blue eyes ran over ; She cherished in her wee cold hand A bunch of faded clover. And, one hand round her treasure, while She slipped in mine the other, Half scared, half confidential, said, "Oh, please, I want my mother." " Tell me your street and number, pet ; Don't cry, I'll take you to it.
Page 215 - In a few days the shoemaker's hogs broke into my corn. I saw them, but let them remain a long time. At last I drove them all out, and picked up the corn which they had torn down and fed them with it in the road. By this time the shoemaker came in great haste after them.
Page 267 - ... father on an errand, when he noticed the water trickling through a narrow opening in the dyke. He stopped, and thought what the consequence would be if the hole was not closed.
Page 262 - The sky grew stormy; people passed All muffled, homeward faring: You'll have to spend the night with me," I said at last, despairing. I tied a kerchief round her neck — " What ribbon's this, my blossom ? " " Why don't you know ? " she smiling, said. And drew it from her bosom. A card with number, street, and name; My eyes astonished met it;
Page 223 - To carry home at night ; And I could show you pleasant things If you would only come " : But still she answered as before, " No ; I am going home." " But look, my child : the fields are green, And 'neath the leafy trees Children are playing merrily, Or resting at their ease. Does it not hurt your tender feet This stony path to tread ? " " Sometimes ; but I am going home !
Page 77 - I can fold up my claws In my soft velvet paws, And purr in the sun Till the short day is done — For I am the family cat. I can doze by the hour In the vine-covered bower, Winking and blinking Through sunshine and shower — For I am the family cat.
Page 186 - Joe took two or three somersaults, and went home with a light heart, and a grand appetite for breakfast. When the captain and crew of the little vessel met at the appointed hour, they found Fritz there before them, eagerly trying to repair the injuries, and as soon as he saw Joe he hurried to present him with a beautiful flag which he had bought for the boat with a part of his egg money.

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