Goodrich's Fifth School Reader

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J.P. Morton, 1857 - Readers - 384 pages
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Contents

The Tame Squirrel
25
Swiss Boys Farewell
27
Benefits of Industry
28
Aspiration
30
Curse of Indolence
31
BubbleChase
32
Remarkable Tree
34
Variety jjjj 15 Darby and Joan
38
ChristmasGoose
40
Paraphrase
42
Kain in Summer
43
Psalm
44
WarningBell
45
Incheape Kock
48
Vocal Gymnastics
49
Belfry Pigeon
51
Advertising J 27 Advertisements
53
Vocal Gymnastics
57
Pleasant Days j 30 Vocal Gymnastics
58
Prank and Thomas
59
Wind in a Frolio
63
Little by Little
64
The Fountain
66
The Lamp
67
Similes
68
The Frost
70
The Mothers Trial
71
Summer Shower
74
Poor Mans Garden
77
The Good Reader
78
For Mothers Sake
80
Respect to Old Age
81
LESSOn PaDS 46 Villago Blacksmith
82
Do as you Would be Done by
83
Try Again
84
Vocal Gymnastics
85
Intoxicating Drink
86
Recollections of Childhood
87
Lovo to God
88
Givo
90
The most Beautiful Word
91
Vocal Gymnastics
92
The Old ArmChair
93
CowMilking
94
Last Wishes
96
Footprints
97
Vocal Gymnastics
98
What is That?
99
Dangerous Kittens
100
Sequel to ditto
102
Select Pieces
104
GunpowderHarvest
105
Vocal Gymnastics
106
Lion and Giraffe
107
Vocal Gymnastics
108
Passages from Scripture
109
No Work the Hardest Work
110
Opening the Gate
111
Old Shepherd and Dog
112
Little Dennie
113
The DearBought Victory
115
Vocal Gymnastics
116
Ancient Britain
117
Modern Britain
119
Battle of Blenheim
120
Vocal Gymnastics
121
Selections about Animals
122
No IdlerB about us
124
Tho Old FarmGate
127
Vocal Gymnastics
128
Youthful Grumblers
129
Vocai Gymnastics
131
Selections
132
Perseverance
133
The Old Bucket
135
Castles in the Air
136
Famine in Winter
137
LBSSCn PaG 91 Tho Good Samaritan
138
9a Speak Gently
139
Chinese Manners
142
Faturo Life of the Good
144
Tho Better Land
145
WhiteWashiug
146
A Cottage Picture
147
Aquatic Birds
148
Ditto continued
150
Vocal Gymnastics
151
Spare the Birds
152
King Solomons Blacksmith
153
Burial of Moore
155
All is for the Best
159
Significant Anecdotes
160
The Rival Bubbles
162
Vocal Gymnastics
163
John Steady
164
Casabianca
168
The GrizzlyBear
169
Vocal Gymnastic
171
The Two Wind mills
173
Bring Flowers
176
Washington in Ketirement
177
Vocal Gymnastics
178
Tho Sea Bird
179
Tho Three Sisters
181
Hiawatha
184
Human Industry
185
The CoralGrovo
187
The Discovery
188
Vocal Gymnastics
189
Daniel Boone
203
May
206
April
207
Bridge of Monkeys
209
Same continued
210
Look Aloft
212
Christmas
213
Little MatchGirl
215
Observation
217
Vocal Gymnastics
219
Robins Come
220
Integrity of Washington
221
The Bat
223
Vocal Gymnastics
224
Intelligent Potato
225
Live to do Good
228
Tho Horse
229
Vocal Gymnastics
231
Arab and Robber
232
LESSOn PaGC 154 Questions and Answers
233
Crossing the Desert
234
What is Life?
237
Scene
238
No
241
An Unexpected Guest
242
The Windy Night
244
An Indian Prayer
245
The Bible
247
Tho MockingBird
248
The MockingBirds Song
250
Vocal Gymnastics
251
The Gentle Boy
252
Little at First
255
The CannibalFish
257
MelonSeeds
258
Death of a Child
259
A Village Lawsuit
260
Tho Brave Man
264
174 TroutFishing
265
The Seasons
267
Templo Market
268
Vocal Gymnastics
269
The Old Mill
270
Winter and Spring
271
The Legend
272
Uncle Dick
275
The Leap for Life
278
Vocal Gymnastics
279
The Duel
280
Stork and Ruby
282
Breaking a Colt
284
Tho Moonlight March
286
Two Scenes No 1
287
Two Scenes No 2
288
Mazeppas Ride
291
Night in Sweden
293
Vocal Gymnastics
294
Song of the Bell
295
The PrairieDog
296
Upward Onward
298
Acres of TurtleEggs
299
The Indian Tribes
301
Gen Marions Dinner
302
Marmion and Douglas
305
Little Edward
307
The Household Clock
310
The Locusts
311
The Song of Steam
313
Sweeping out the Atlantic
314
A Fight with Windmills
315
Early to Bed
317
Joan of Arc Part 1
318
Joan of Arc Part 2
320
Sunset
322
The Voice of the Wind
323
The Return of Peace
324
The Blind Boy
325
Firo in a Forest
327
RhineSong
329
Attack on Charleston 330 j 216 Amusements of Animals 333
333
David and Goliath
337
The Widows Last Loaf
339
God Present Every Where
342
The Ambercolored Satin Dress
343
The Dove and the Ark
346
White Elephants
347
The Most Useful Animal
348
The Chamois II uuters
351
How to make up a Quarrel
352
The Fountain
353
The Arab and his Horse
354
Vocal Gymnastics
355
The Old EagleTree
356
IncidentsinNaturalHistory
357
God seen in his Works
359
lEBSON PaGE 232 Idle Curiosity Cured
361
What are Emblems 7
362
The River of Life
366
Recreations in Natural History
367
The Kindly Winter 371
373
The Hermit
374
The Man
375
The WineCup
377
The Safe Retreat
379
Woodman Spare that Tree
380
The Battle of Lexington
381
Temper
383
The BeaconLight
384

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Page 110 - I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding ; and, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down.
Page 109 - Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep : so shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man.
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