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Annie's barn beak birdie bough breast brother and sister built a nest Canary captivity CHAPTER chick chil child chirped cottage door cried Annie cruel boy crumbs darling sister dart dear delight Dick dinner distress dren driv entered eral exclaimed exhibition eyes farm yards father feat flew floor forward Fred and Annie friends gentle grandpa hatched hear grandpa's hope hundred miles Jack alighted Jack and Katy JACK ROBIN'S Jones Katy hopped laughed LESLIE'S LITTLE FRANKIE little girl LITTLE ROBINS looking glass loud love you better mate Molly morning mother old elm tree old robins open the cage parents pasteboard cart piece pleaded poor bird pretty bird prisoners returned Robin perched ROBIN REDBREAST SERIES shouted smiled song soon sparrow stories sugar sweet Symmes tail tall boy thing took their leave trouble turned Whiteface wife wings wires wondering
Page 31 - If ever I see, On bush or tree, Young birds in their pretty nest, I must not, in play, Steal the birds away, To grieve their mother's breast. My mother, I know, Would sorrow so, Should I be stolen away; So I 'll speak to the birds In my softest words, Nor hurt them in my play.
Page 32 - I must not, in play, Steal the birds away, To grieve their mother's breast. My mother, I know, Would sorrow so, Should I be stolen away ; So I'll speak to the birds In my softest words Nor hurt them in my play. And when they can fly In the bright blue sky, They'll warble a song to me ; And then if I'm sad It will make me glad To think they are happy and free.