McGuffey's Eclectic Readers

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American Book Company, 1909 - Children - 64 pages
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User Review  - MrsLee - LibraryThing

I'm of mixed feelings about these as a teaching tool. They were a concise reference for several students of different ages, very basic stuff. We used them and my children are articulate young adults ... Read full review

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User Review  - lilygirl - LibraryThing

Four to eight new words are taught in each lesson, but there's not enough support to make it a stand-alone reader. Children will still require substantial help. Begins with "A cat and a rat", moves ... Read full review

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Page 56 - I like little Pussy, Her coat is so warm; And if I don't hurt her She'll do me no harm. So I'll not pull her tail, Nor drive her away, But Pussy and I Very gently will play...
Page 59 - ... written. We know that they were written by human beings who had no knowledge of science, little knowledge of life, and were influenced by the barbarous morality of primitive times, and were grossly ignorant of most things that men know today. For instance, Genesis says that God made the earth, and he made the sun to light the day and the moon to light the night, and in one clause disposes of the stars by saying that "he made the stars also.
Page 60 - All you do and all you say He can see and hear ; When you work and when you play, Think the Lord is near. All your joys and griefs he knows, Counts each falling tear ; When to him you tell your woes, Think the Lord will hear.
Page 43 - XXXVI. wants would u tell? rule keep good that each The girls and boys all love Miss May; she is so kind to them. Miss May tells them there is a rule that she wants them to keep. It is, "Do to each one as you would like each one to do to you.
Page 59 - All you do, and all you say He can see and hear; When you work and when you play, Think the Lord is near. All your joys and griefs he knows, Sees each smile and tear; When to Him you tell your woes, Know the Lord will hear.
Page 20 - XV.-REVIEW. 20 21 Tom is blind; he holds a box in his hand. Nell is kind to him. This old hen has a nest. Mary will run and get the eggs.
Page 34 - Which way do you like to skate, — on the ice, or on the floor? The girl with the new black dress is Jane Bell.

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