The little speaker, and juvenile reader: being a collection of pieces in prose, poetry, and dialogue, designed for exercises in speaking, and for occasional reading, in primary schools
S.A. Rollo & Co., 1859 - 162 oldal
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Alfred Alice Almira beautiful Casabianca Charles charm cheerful chick-a-de-de Cricket dear parents doth Edwin Ellen Emily Emma father feel flowers friends George Washington gingerbread give glad go to school grow happy hard Harriet hate hear heard heart heaven Helen hour idle improve Jack Frost Jane John joys Julia Kate keep kind teacher kite laugh learn to lie lessons little birds little children little girls Lizzie look Lucy magic lamp Maria Mary mind moon morning mother naughty never night o'er Peter place for Frank play play cards pleasant Spring poor prettiest sight pretty rill Samuel Sarah scholar school-room schoolmates shining singing sister snowbird song speak sure Susan sweet sweet and low There's music things Thou God seest thought told tree vespers Whip-poor-will whistle wicked wish words wrong young youthful
41. oldal - Soon as the evening shades prevail, The moon takes up the wondrous tale, And nightly to the listening earth Repeats the story of her birth...
54. oldal - Speak, father !" once again he cried, " If I may yet be gone : And — " 'but the booming shots replied, And fast the flames rolled on.
42. oldal - Whilst all the stars that round her burn, And all the planets in their turn, Confirm the tidings as they roll, And spread the truth from pole to pole. What though in solemn silence all Move round...
58. oldal - Then wherefore, wherefore were they made, All dyed with rainbow light, All fashioned with supremest grace Upspringing day and night, — Springing in valleys green and low, And on the mountains high, And in the silent wilderness Where no man passes by...
33. oldal - At last by starvation and famine made bold, All dripping with wet and all trembling with cold, Away he set off to a miserly ant, To see if, to keep him alive, he would grant Him shelter from rain...
36. oldal - Mary had a little lamb, Its fleece was white as snow, And everywhere that Mary went The lamb was sure to go; He followed her to school one day — That was against the rule. It made the children laugh and play To see a lamb at school.
57. oldal - GOD might have made the earth bring forth Enough for great and small, The oak-tree, and the cedar-tree, Without a flower at all.
48. oldal - Mother, mother, the winds are at play, Prithee, let me be idle to-day. Look, dear mother, the flowers all lie Languidly under the bright blue sky. See, how slowly the streamlet glides ; Look, how the violet roguishly hides ; Even the butterfly rests on the rose, And scarcely sips the sweets as he goes. Poor Tray is asleep in the noonday sun, And...