School Reading by Grades: First[-eighth] Year, Book 2

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American Book Company, 1897 - Readers
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Page 146 - should seek Rather to be good than wise; For the thoughts you do not speak Shine out in your cheeks and eyes. To do to others as I would That they should do to me, Will make me honest, kind, and good As children ought to be. If a task is once begun,
Page 123 - told me. First, a wisp of yellow hay In a pretty round they lay; Then some threads of flax or floss, Feathers, too, and bits of moss, Woven with a sweet, sweet song, This way, that way, and across: That's what Robin told me. 2. Where do the robins hide their
Page 41 - Good again, When I am thirsty, to have the nice rain. Now I am stronger, now I am cool; Heat cannot burn me, my veins are so full." 5. Little White Lily smells very sweet; On her head sunshine, rain at her feet. Thanks to the sunshine, thanks to the rain, Little White Lily is happy again.
Page 123 - Where do the robins hide their nests ? Robin Redbreast told me. Up among the leaves so deep, Where the sunbeams rarely creep. Long before the winds are cold, Long before the leaves are gold, Bright-eyed stars will peep and see Baby robins — one, two, three : That's what Robin told me. in.
Page 109 - would you like to have a pet cow that you could call your own?" THE RAIN AND THE SUN. Down falls the pleasant rain, To water thirsty flowers; Then shines the sun again, To cheer this earth of ours. If it should always rain, The flowers would be drowned; If the sun should always shine,
Page 113 - All seemed to say with quiet delight, "Good little girl, good night, good night!" 7. She did not say to the sun, "Good night," Though she saw him there like a ball of light;
Page 19 - brook That was running away. 2. " You run on so fast! I wish you would stay; My boat and my flowers You will carry away. 3. '• But I will run after:
Page 50 - And I am very happy, For I know that I've been good. 3. My bed is waiting cool and fresh, With linen smooth and fair, And I must off to slumber land, And not forget my prayer.
Page 41 - 5. Little White Lily smells very sweet; On her head sunshine, rain at her feet. Thanks to the sunshine, thanks to the rain, Little White Lily is happy again.
Page 145 - 49. She must climb the tree. She held on, first to one branch and then to another, and tried to reach the golden plums. Her hands, her face, and her feet were scratched and torn by the thorns. Try as hard as she could, she could not get one of the plums.

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