Stories from Lands of Sunshine

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University Publishing Company, 1904 - Botany - 155 pages
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Page 154 - What are its jars, so smooth and fine, But hollowed nuts filled with oil and wine, And the cabbage that ripens under the line ? Who smokes his nargileh, cool and calm ? The master whose cunning and skill could charm Cargo and ship from the bounteous palm.
Page 155 - The turban folded about his head Was daintily wrought of the palm-leaf braid, And the fan that cools him of palm was made. Of threads of palm was the carpet spun Whereon he kneels when the day is done, And the foreheads of Islam are bowed as one ! To him the palm is a gift divine, Wherein all uses of man combine, — House, and raiment, and food, and wine! And, in the hour of his great release, His need of the palm shall only cease With the shroud wherein he lieth in peace. " Allah il Allah ! " he...
Page 78 - Medler; it is first greene, then yellow, and red when it is ripe; if it be not ripe, it will draw a mans mouth awry, with much torment, but when it is ripe, it is as delicious as an Apricot.
Page 154 - His dress is woven of palmy strands, And he holds a palm-leaf scroll in his hands, Traced with the Prophet's wise commands! The turban folded about his head Was daintily wrought of the palm-leaf braid, And the fan that cools him of palm was made. Of threads of palm was the carpet spun Whereon he kneels when the day is done, And the foreheads of Islam are bowed as one! To him the palm is a gift divine, Wherein all uses of man combine, — House, and raiment, and food, and wine!
Page 158 - BOOKS GRADED READINGS FOR SCHOOL AND HOME BY JOHN H. HAAREN, AM Brightest books for Elementary Grades — To supplement First, Second, Third, and Fourth Readers. I. RHYMES AND FABLES, 64 pages, 12 cents II. SONGS AND STORIES - 96 pages, 15 cents IV. BALLADS AND TALES, 160 pages, 25 cents Nursery rhymes and fables. Current folk-lore stories. ?airy life stories, telling of the little people who were once supposed to have an influence on human affairs. Tales o egend and romance.
Page 158 - LIFE ----- 126 pages, 20 cents IV. BALLADS AND TALES, 160 pages, 25 cents Nursery rhymes and fables. Current folk-lore stories. Fairy life stories, telling of the little people who were once supposed to have an influence on human affairs. Tales of legend and romance. Attractive illustrations. Clear presswork. Artistic binding. IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR SOMETHING BETTER this series will interest you, — presenting an interesting collection of children's classics, pithy proverbs, the fables which are...
Page 157 - The Three Golden Apples," and "The Miraculous Pitcher." 121 pages. Paper, 1 2^ cents; Cloth, 20 cents. BLACK BEAUTY Miss Sewell's autobiography of a horse. Black Beauty tells in a simple and charming way all about his life. It is edited by Professor Shaw, of the School of Pedagogy, New York University. 217 pages. Paper, 20 cents; Cloth, 30 cents. Complete list of Standard...
Page 158 - JOHN H. HAAREN, AM. Brightest books for Elementary Grades — To supplement First, Second, Third, and Fourth Readers. I. RHYMES AND FABLES, 64 pages, 12 cents II. SONGS AND STORIES - 96 pages, 15 cents III. FAIRY LIFE ----- 126 pages, 20 cents IV. BALLADS AND TALES, 160 pages, 25 cents Nursery rhymes and fables. Current folk-lore stories. Fairy life stories, telling of the little people who were once supposed to have an influence on human affairs. Tales of legend and romance.
Page 155 - С feet long, enclosed in a tough spathe, and the fruits mature in bunches of from 10 to 20. The fruits when mature are oblong, and triangular in cross section, measuring from 12 to 18 inches in length and 6 to 8 inches in diameter. The fruit consists of a thick external husk or rind of a fibrous structure, within which is the ordinary cocoa-nut of commerce. The nut has a very hard, woody »hell, enclosing the nucleus or kernel, within which again is a milky liquid called cocoa-nut milk.
Page 157 - Little One Eye, Little Two Eyes, and Little Three Eyes," "Cinderella," etc. Selected and adapted by Prof. Edward R. Shaw, New York University School of Pedagogy. 102 pages. Paper, 12^ cents; Cloth, 20 cents. ROBINSON CRUSOE The story in simple form for young readers, by Prof. Edward R. Shaw, of the School of Pedagogy, New York University. 112 pages. Illustrated. Paper, 12^ cents; Cloth, 20 cents. A WONDER-BOOK FOR GIRLS AND BOYS Four complete selections from Hawthorne. " The Golden Touch," "The Paradise...

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