Nonsense Dialogues for the Youngest Readers

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Macmillian Company, 1912 - 168 pages
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Page 110 - SWEET and low, sweet and low, Wind of the western sea, Low, low, breathe and blow, Wind of the western sea ! Over the rolling waters go, Come from the dying moon, and blow, Blow him again to me ; While my little one, while my pretty one, sleeps. Sleep and rest, sleep and rest, Father will come to thee soon ; Rest, rest, on mother's breast, Father will come to thee soon ; Father will come to his babe in the nest, Silver sails all out of the west Under the silver moon : Sleep, my little one, sleep,...
Page 104 - MY BED IS A BOAT MY bed is like a little boat; Nurse helps me in when I embark; She girds me in my sailor's coat And starts me in the dark. At night, I go on board and say Good-night to all my friends on shore; I shut my eyes and sail away And see and hear no more.
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Page 104 - At night, I go on board and say Good-night to all my friends on shore; I shut my eyes and sail away And see and hear no more. And sometimes things to bed I take, As prudent sailors have to do; Perhaps a slice of wedding-cake, Perhaps a toy or two. All night across the dark we steer; But when the day returns at last, Safe in my room, beside the pier, 1 find my vessel fast.
Page 12 - What a great sea that would be! And if all the trees were one tree, What a great tree that would be ! And if all the axes were one axe, What a great axe that would be ! And if all the men were one man, What a great man...
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Page 171 - S. BENDER; the stories of six great German operas, taken from original sources in old German. Nonsense Dialogues Popular folklore in dialogue, for first grade, by MRS. EEK WARNER, author of Culture Readers, and other books. A Fairy Book for Second or Third Grade By KATE F. OSWELL. Stories Grandmother Told Fairy and folklore stories for second or third grade, by KATE F. OSWELL. Boy and Girl Heroes Stories of child life of famous characters, by FLORENCE V. FARMER, author ol "Nature Myths in Many Lands.
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Page 11 - If all the seas were one great sea, What a great sea that would be! And if all the trees were one great tree, What a great tree that would be! And if all the axes were one great ax, What a great ax that would be.. And if all the men were one great man, What a great man that would be! And if the great man took the great ax, And cut down the great tree, And let it fall into the great sea, What a great fall that would be!
Page 171 - HALLOCK, beautifully illustrated in color. Stories of Great Operas By MILLICENT S. BENDER; the stories of six great German operas, taken from original sources in old German. Nonsense Dialogues Popular folklore in dialogue, for first grade, by MRS. EEK WARNER, author of Culture Readers, and other books. A Fairy Book for Second or Third Grade By KATE F. OSWELL. Stories Grandmother Told Fairy and folklore stories for second or third grade, by KATE F. OSWELL. Boy and Girl Heroes Stories of child life...

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