Choice Literature: Book One : for Primary Grades

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Sheldon and Company, 1898 - Readers (Primary) - 144 pages
 

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Page 22 - Mary had a little lamb, Its fleece was white as snow, And everywhere that Mary went, The lamb was sure to go.
Page 12 - 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 16 - 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, She whipped them all soundly and put them to bed.
Page 20 - Little Bo-peep has lost her sheep, And can't tell where to find them; Leave them alone, and they'll come home, And bring their tails behind them.
Page 18 - BE you to others kind and true, As you'd have others be to you; And neither do nor say to men Whate'er you would not take again.
Page 19 - There was a man in our town, And he was wondrous wise ; He jumped into a bramble bush, And scratched out both his eyes. And when he saw his eyes were out, With all his might and main, He jumped into another bush, And scratched them in again.
Page 15 - A SWARM of bees in May Is worth a load of hay; A swarm of bees in June Is worth a silver spoon; A swarm of bees in July Is not worth a fly.
Page 14 - WHEN the wind is in the east, "Tis neither good for man nor beast; When the wind is in the north, The skilful fisher goes not forth; When the wind is in the south, It blows the bait in the fishes' mouth; When the wind is in the west, Then 'tis at the very best.
Page 15 - He that by the plow would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive.
Page 13 - SOLOMON Grundy, Born on Monday, Christened on Tuesday, Married on Wednesday, Took ill on Thursday, Worse on Friday, Died on Saturday, Buried on Sunday ; This is the end Of Solomon Grundy ! XL VII.

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