Chambers's national reading-books. Chambers's first national reading book

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Page 112 - Jesus, tender shepherd, hear me ! Bless thy little lamb to-night! Through the darkness be thou near me, Watch my sleep till morning light ! All this day Thy hand has led me, — And I thank thee for thy care ; Thou hast clothed me, warmed and fed me, Listen to my evening prayer. Let my sins be all forgiven ! Bless the friends I love so well ! Take me, when I die, to heaven, Happy there with thee to dwell ! VI.
Page 53 - Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall: Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the King's horses and all the King's men Couldn't put Humpty Dumpty in his place again.
Page 77 - JACK and Jill went up the hill, To fetch a pail of water; Jack fell down and broke his crown And Jill came tumbling after.
Page 111 - O, let me love thee ! Kind thou art To children such as I ; Give me a gentle holy heart; Be thou my friend on high. Help me to please my parents dear, And do whate'er they tell ; Bless all my friends, both far and near, And keep them safe and well.
Page 99 - Little Bo-peep has lost her sheep, And can't tell where to find them, Leave them alone, and they'll come home, And bring their tails behind them.
Page 100 - Little Boy Blue, come blow your horn, The sheep's in the meadow, the cow's in the corn.
Page 62 - If all the trees were one tree, What a great tree that would be!
Page 113 - One, two, Buckle my shoe; Three, four, Shut the door; Five, six, Pick up sticks; Seven, eight, Lay them straight; Nine, ten, A good fat hen; Eleven, twelve, Who will delve?
Page 54 - E ate it; F fought for it ; G got it; H had it; J joined it; K kept it; L longed for it; M mourned for it; N nodded at it; O opened it; P peeped in it ; Q quartered it; R ran for it; S stole it; T took it; V viewed it; W wanted it; X, Y, Z, and amperse-and, All wish'd for a piece in hand.
Page 49 - As I was going to St. Ives, I met a man with seven wives, Every wife had seven sacks, Every sack had seven cats, Every cat had seven kits — Kits, cats, sacks, and wives, How many were going to St. Ives?

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