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Page 81 - WHAT ARE LITTLE BOYS MADE OF? What are little boys made of, made of? What are little boys made of? "Snaps and snails, and puppy-dogs' tails; And that's what little boys are made of.
Page 91 - WHICHEVER way the wind doth blow, Some heart is glad to have it so; Then blow it east or blow it west, The wind that blows, that wind is best.
Page 67 - Catch me if you can." Little Robin Redbreast jumped upon a wall, Pussy cat jumped after him, and almost got a fall, Little Robin chirped and sang, and what did Pussy say ? Pussy cat said " Mew,
Page 41 - PUSSY cat, pussy cat, where have you been ? I've been to London to see the Queen.
Page 93 - WHAT way does the wind come? What way does he go ? He rides over the water, and over the snow, Through wood, and through vale ; and o'er rocky height, Which the goat cannot climb, takes his sounding flight; He tosses about in every bare tree, As, if you look up, you plainly may see ; But how he will come, and whither he goes There's never a Scholar in England knows. He will suddenly stop in...
Page 88 - But fox-lox took them into the fox's hole, and he and his young ones soon ate up poor chicken-licken, hen-len, cock-lock, duck-luck, drake-lake, goose-loose, gander-lander, and turkeylurkey, and they never saw the king, to tell him that the sky had fallen...
Page 17 - Jack and Jill went up the hill To get a pail of water. Jack fell down and broke his crown, And Jill came tumbling after.
Page 64 - THERE were two blackbirds sitting on a hill, The one named Jack, the other named Jill; Fly away, Jack! Fly away, Jill! Come again, Jack! Come again, Jill!
Page 53 - The lane that I went was so long, long, long, And the song that I sung was as long, long, long — And so I went singing along.
Page 124 - Byways," received. All the teachers think it charming. Marietta L. Pierce, Prin. Primary Dept., Normal School, Mankato, Minn.—I am exceedingly well pleased with " Nature's Byways." It is a gem as to style, and the sentences, in my judgment, are particularly well adapted to first grade work. I am delighted with the illustrations, especially the reproduction from great artists. I believe the book will be of great value in any primary school. We shall use it in our school. ADOPTED IN NEw YORK CITY,...

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