The Comprehensive Method of Teaching Reading, Book 1

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D.C. Heath & Company, 1904
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Page 84 - Little Boy Blue, Come blow your horn, The sheep's in the meadow, The cow's in the corn. Where is the boy Who looks after the sheep? He's under the haycock Fast asleep.
Page 28 - SUPPOSE the little cowslip Should hang its golden cup, And say, "I'm such a tiny flower I'd better not grow up :" How many a weary traveller Would miss its fragrant smell!
Page 52 - I'd better roll away." The blade on which it rested, Before the day was done, Without a drop to moisten it, Would wither in the sun.
Page 80 - ELF one another," the snow-flakes said, As they cuddled down in their fleecy bed " One of us here would not be felt, One of us here would quickly melt, But I'll help you, and you help me, And then what a big white drift we'll see."
Page 95 - The mulberry bush, the mulberry bush. Here we go 'round the mulberry bush So early in the morning.
Page 71 - Shoe the horse, and shoe the mare ; But let the little colt go bare.
Page 24 - To the Turks. — Will he carry them home ? — He will not carry them home. — Will you come ? — I will not come, (ir.) — Where do you wish to go ? — I wish to go to the good English. — Will the good Italians go to our house ? — They will not go. — Where do they wish to go ? — They wil) go nowhere.
Page 93 - RIDE a cock-horse to Banbury cross, To see an old lady upon a white horse, Rings on her fingers, bells on her toes, She will have music wherever she goes.
Page 93 - LEG over leg, As the dog went to Dover ; When he came to a stile, Jump he went over.
Page 82 - LITTLE TOM TWIG bought a fine bow and arrow, And what did he shoot ? why, a poor little sparrow. Oh, fie, little Tom ! with your fine bow and arrow, How cruel to shoot at a poor little sparrow ! LXXIX.

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