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ALEXANDER IRELAND bird brother changed or inflected CHAPTER child cock Conjunctions connecting a Noun connecting a Pronoun containing cottage cousin Dative DORSET STREET English language fast following Adjectives following Adverbs following Nouns following sentences For-name gamekeeper garden gender gentleman Given-to goat grammar horse join a Pronoun join walk joins the sentence jump kinds of words lady language Let us take marking word marks the noun masculine or feminine Modifying Word Names of things Neuter Nominative nosegay Noun-connecting Word Noun-marking Word nouns John Objective Pall Mall Court parrot person Plural Number poor position connecting Possessive Preposition pretty ROBERT BURNS Robin Hood sailor School Books Sentence-connecting Word separate columns ship Singular Number squire Superlative take the sentence Telling Word telling-word TENSE Thee Thou turnip twelve Names twelve sentences uncle Verb expressed Verb understood Vocative widow wolf woman and boy Word is called write
Page 41 - Beside a human door! You yet may spy the fawn at play, The hare upon the green; But the sweet face of Lucy Gray Will never more be seen. 'Tonight will be a stormy night — You to the town must go; And take a lantern, Child, to light Your mother through the snow.
Page 60 - LOST. A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM. MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING. AS YOU LIKE IT. THE MERCHANT OF VENICE. ALL 'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL. A WINTER'S TALE. THE TAMING OF THE SHREW.
Page 30 - We are. 2. Thou art. 2. You are. 3. He is. 3. They are. PRESENT PERFECT TENSE. 1. I have been. 1. We have been. 2. Thou hast been. 2. You have been. 3. He has been. 3. They have been.
Page 43 - THE NURSE AND THE WOLF A Wolf, roving about in search of food, passed by a door where a child was crying and its Nurse chiding it. As he stood listening he heard the Nurse say, "Now leave off crying this instant, or I'll throw you out to the Wolf.
Page 39 - UP the airy mountain, Down the rushy glen, We daren't go a hunting, For fear of little men: Wee folk, good folk, Trooping all together; Green jacket, red cap, And white owl's feather!
Page 55 - I saw a man in a boat who was catching eels in an odd way. He had a long pole with broad iron prongs at the end, just like Neptune's trident, only there were five instead of three. This he pushed straight down among the mud in the deepest parts of the river, and fetched up the eels sticking between the prongs.
Page 41 - And drink new currant wine ; I'll dress you like a goldfinch, Or any peacock gay ; So, dearest Jen, if you'll be mine, Let us appoint the day.
Page 43 - There is no doubt about it." One day he took it to the market to sell it, and fixed the price at twenty pounds. A buyer asked the parrot, " Art thou worth twenty pounds ?" It replied,
Page 42 - DEOP of rain, one solitary drop, fell from a cloud into the sea, and was swallowed by the enormous waste of waters, in the bosom of the Atlantic. Lost in the depths of the ocean, the little Drop said to itself, " Ah ! what a tiny thing am I in this great world of water ! " It happened that just at this moment an oyster opened its shelly mouth, and swallowed the water Drop. It lay a long time in its pearly home. By degrees it ripened into a beautiful pearl. At length it was found by a diver, and after...