The Folk-lore Readers, Book 1

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Atkinson, Mentzer & Grover, 1905 - Readers (Primary)
 

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Page 21 - This is the cock that crowed in the morn, That waked the priest all shaven and shorn, That married the man all tattered and torn, That kissed the maiden all forlorn, That milked the cow with the crumpled horn, That tossed the dog, That worried the cat, That caught the rat, That ate the malt That
Page 19 - This is the cow with the crumpled horn, That tossed the dog, That worried the cat, ) That caught the rat, \ That ate the malt S That lay in the house that Jack built. This is the maiden all forlorn, That milked the cow with the crumpled horn, That tossed the dog, That worried the cat,
Page 26 - There was an old woman who lived in a shoe, She had so many children she didn't know what to do; She gave them some broth without any bread, She whipped them all soundly and put them to bed.
Page 14 - And what will the robin do then? Poor thing! He will sit in the barn, And keep himself warm, And hide his head under his wing, Poor thing! The north wind doth blow, And we shall have snow, And what will the honey-
Page 76 - BAA, BAA, BLACK SHEEP Baa, baa, black Sheep, have you any wool? Yes, sir, yes, sir, three bags full: One for my master, one for my dame, And one for the little boy that lives in the lane. THE
Page 21 - This is the farmer sowing his corn, That kept the cock that crowed in the morn, That waked the priest all shaven and shorn, That married the man all tattered and torn, That kissed the maiden all forlorn, That milked the cow with the crumpled horn, That tossed the dog, That worried the cat, That caught the rat, That ate the malt That
Page 62 - didn't take your nest away. Not I," said the cow, "Moo-oo! Such a thing I'd never do." "To-whit! to-whit! to-whee! Will you listen to me? Who stole four eggs I laid, And the nice nest I made?" "Bobolink! bobolink! Now what do you think? Who stole a nest away From the plum tree to-day?
Page 23 - THERE WAS A CROOKED MAN There was a crooked man, and he went a crooked mile, He found a crooked sixpence against a crooked stile, He bought a crooked cat, which caught a crooked mouse, And they all lived together in a little crooked house. L
Page 89 - THE LITTLE ELF I met a little Elfman once, Down where the lilies blow, I asked him why he was so small And why he didn't grow. He slightly frowned, and with his eye He looked me through and through. "I'm quite as big for me," he said, "As you are big for you.
Page 94 - Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall; All the King's horses, <' i and all the King's men, Couldn't put Humpty Dumpty together again. In

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