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" The funniest thing about him is the way he likes to grow — Not at all like proper children, which is always very slow; For he sometimes shoots up taller like an India-rubber ball, And he sometimes gets so little that there's none of him at all. He hasn't... "
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by Robert Louis Stevenson - 1896
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New Outlook, Volume 55

1897
...taller, like an indialubber ball. And he sometimes gets so little that there's none of him at all. One morning very early, before the sun was up, I rose...stayed at home behind me and was fast asleep in bed. — Robert Louis Stfi'enspn. A New Kind of Sentinel When we see a peacock, we are greatly disappointed...
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McGuffey's Alternate First[-sixth] Reader, Book 2

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1887
...taller like an India-rubber ball, i And he sometimes gets so little that there 's none of him at all. 3. One morning, very early, before the sun was up, I...lazy little shadow, like an arrant sleepy-head, Had staid at home behind me, and was fast asleep in bed. LESSON 28.-PART 1. knlfe blade vil'lage store...
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January to June

Horace Parker Chandler - Children - 1893
...make a fool of me in every sort of way. He stays so close beside me, he 'sa coward you can SQC; I 'd think shame to stick to nursie as that shadow sticks...stayed at home behind me, and was fast asleep in bed ! fiferf, THE BABY. Etoenttetl). "DRAY, have you heard the news? Sturdy in lungs and thews, There 'sa...
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A Child's Garden of Verses

Robert Louis Stevenson - Children's poetry - 1895 - 101 pages
...make a fool of me in every sort of way. He stays so close beside me, he 'sa coward you can see ; I 'd think shame to stick to nursie as that shadow sticks...stayed at home behind me and was fast asleep in bed. SYSTEM CVERY night my prayers I say, E< And get my dinner every day; And every day that I 've been...
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Stories for Children

Martha Luther Lane - Children's stories - 1895 - 104 pages
...taller like an india-rubber ball, And he sometimes gets so little that there's none of him at all. One morning, very early, before the sun was up, I...buttercup; But my lazy little shadow, like an arrant sleepy head, Had stayed at home behind me and was fast asleep in bed. Early to bed and early to rise,...
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The Inland Educator: A Journal for the Progressive Teacher, Volumes 9-10

Education - 1900
...taller like an India rubber ball. And he sometimes gets so little that there's none of him at all. One morning, very early, before the sun was up, I...found the shining dew on every buttercup : But my la/.y little shadow, like an arrant sleepy head, Had stayed at home behind me and was fast asleep in...
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The Unitarian, Volume 12

Jabez Thomas Sunderland, Brooke Herford, Frederick B. Mott - Liberalism (Religion) - 1897
...taller, like an Indiarubber ball, And he sometimes gets so little that there's none of him at all. One morning very early, before the sun was up, I rose...stayed at home behind me and was fast asleep in bed. — RL Stevenson. A STORY OF SALT. The little glass bottle of salt that you see on the table every...
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Mother-song and Child-song

Charlotte Brewster Jordan - American poetry - 1898 - 306 pages
...to play, And can only make a fool of me in every sort of way. 281 282 Child-Song. He stays so dose beside me, he's a coward you can see; I'd think shame...stayed at home behind me, and was fast asleep in bed ! ROBERT Louis STEYENSON. From " Poems and Ba Copyright, 1895, 1896, by CUARLES SCRIB.NB j's Sons....
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The Listening Child: A Selection from the Stores of English Verse Made for ...

Children's poetry - 1917 - 408 pages
...The funniest thing about him is the way he likes to grow — Not at all like proper children, which is always very slow ; For he sometimes shoots up taller...stayed at home behind me and was fast asleep in bed. THE LAMPLIGHTER ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON Y tea is nearly ready and the sun has left the sky ; It's time...
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Child Life in Tale and Fable: A Second Reader, Book 2

Etta Austin Blaisdell, Mary Frances Blaisdell - Readers - 1899 - 159 pages
...very like me from the heels up to the head ; And I see him jump before me, when 1 jump into my bed. He hasn't got a notion of how children ought to play,...stayed at home behind me and was fast asleep in bed. — ROBERT Lows STEVENSON. THE UGLY DUCKLING was beautiful out in the country. It was summer. The cornfields...
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