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Page 60 - I can" is a worker; he tills the broad fields, And digs from the earth all the wealth which it yields; The hum of his spindles begins with the light, And the fires of his forges are blazing all night.
Page 21 - If a task is once begun Never leave it till it's done. Be the labor great or small, Do it well or not at all.
Page 71 - To read, count, sing, laugh, jump, or run ; How things are done the adverbs tell, As slowly, quickly, ill, or well ! Conjunctions join the words together, As men and women, wind or weather ; The preposition stands before A noun, as in, or through a door ; The interjection shows surprise, As Oh ! how pretty, Ah ! how wise ; The whole are called nine parts of speech, Which reading, writing, speaking teach.
Page 71 - VERBS tell of something being done; To read, count, sing, laugh, jump, or run. How things are done the ADVERBS tell; As slowly, quickly, ill, or well. CONJUNCTIONS join the words together; As men and women, wind or weather; The PREPOSITION stands before A noun, as in or through a door. The INTERJECTION shows surprise; As oh! how pretty \ ah! how wise\ The whole are called nine parts of speech, Which reading, writing, speaking teach.
Page 71 - Instead of nouns the pronouns stand— Her head, his face, your arm, my hand...
Page 39 - Sixty seconds make a minute: How much good can I do in it ? Sixty minutes make an hour, — All the good that's in my power. Twenty hours and four a day, — Time for work and sleep and play. Days three hundred sixty-five Make a year for me to strive Eight good things each day to do, That I wise may grow and true.
Page 51 - Till your eyes and nose are red? And wouldn't it be pleasanter To treat it as a joke, And say you're glad " 'Twas Dolly's And not your head that broke"?
Page 16 - Tongue to talk have you and I; God has given the little fly No such things, So he sings With his buzzing wings.