Children's Classics in Dramatic Form, Book 2

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Page 10 - He is exactly like a huge fan." The sixth was very blind indeed, and it was some time before he could find the elephant at all. At last he seized the animal's tail. "O foolish fellows!" he cried. "You surely have lost your senses. This elephant is not like a wall, or a spear, or a snake, or a tree; neither is he like a fan. But any man with a particle of sense can see that he is exactly like a rope.
Page 124 - Each of the cities described in this book is the center of the industries and life of a section. After reading this book, the relation of geography to history will be appreciated as never before. Exercises at the close of each chapter, and the appendix will prove of great help to teacher and pupil. HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY BOSTON NEW YORK CHICAGO...
Page 62 - Good-morning, sir. HARE. Why do you speak to me? HEDGEHOG. I always speak to neighbors, sir. HARE. Speak to your own kind, then. I think myself too good for hedgehogs. HEDGEHOG. Now that is strange. HARE. There is nothing strange about it Look at your silly little legs! HEDGEHOG. They are quite as good as yours, sir. HARE. As good as mine!
Page 123 - CHILDREN'S CLASSICS IN DRAMATIC FORM BOOK ONE— For First and Second Grades.
Page 51 - ... corn. Then another locust — " King (interrupting). I tell you to go on with the story! Second Story-Teller. I obey, great King. "Then another locust went in and carried away another grain of corn. Then another — " King. The story! The story, I tell you! Second Story-Teller. This is the story, O King! "Then another locust went in and carried away another grain of corn. Then — " King. I cannot stand it! How long will it take the locusts to carry away all the grain ? Second Story-Teller. One...
Page 80 - Where are you going with that doer ? Scrodge. I am going on a journey, Sire. King. Why do you carry a door? Scrodge. I left my money at home, Sire. King. Why did n't you leave the door at home ? Scrodge. I was afraid of thieves. King. Afraid of thieves! And you have taken down your door! Scrodge. If I have the door with me, they can't break it open to get in. King. You foolish fellow! Why did n't you leave your door at home and carry your money ? Scrodge. Well, well! Who would have thought of that!...
Page 10 - ... sir! DRIVER. Would you like to touch him? BLIND MEN. Yes! Yes! DRIVER. Come, then, and stand by him. FIRST BLIND MAN (placing hand on elephant's 16 THE BLIND MEN AND THE ELEPHANT side). Well, well! Now I know all about him! He is exactly like a wall! SECOND BLIND MAN (feeling the tusk). He is not like a wall! He is round and smooth and sharp. He is like a spear. THIRD BLIND MAN (feeling the trunk). Both of you are wrong.
Page 50 - ... just large enough for one locust to pass through at a time. So one locust went in and carried away a grain of corn; then another locust went in and car-ried away a grain of corn ; then another locust went in and carried away a grain of corn.
Page iii - WOLF. Look, brother, there is a kid! WHITE WOLF. Where? Where? GRAY WOLF. On that hill to the south. WHITE WOLF. I do not see her. GRAY WOLF. She is on the very top. WHITE WOLF. Ah, now I see her! GRAY WOLF. I wish we could get at her. * The explanations in brackets may be read aloud by the teacher.

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