The Horace Mann Readers: Primer - 8th Reader, Book 1

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Longmans, Green and Company, 1911 - Readers
 

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Page 113 - As soon as the cat had lapped up the milk, the cat began to kill the rat ; the rat began to gnaw the rope ; the rope began to hang the butcher ; the butcher began to kill the ox ; the ox began to drink the water ; the water began to quench the fire ; the fire began to burn the stick ; the stick began to beat the dog ; the dog began to bite the pig ; the little pig in a fright jumped over the stile ; and so the old woman got home that night.
Page 70 - She wanders lowing here and there, And yet she cannot stray, All in the pleasant open air, The pleasant light of day; And blown by all the winds that pass And wet with all the showers, She walks among the meadow grass And eats the meadow flowers.
Page 43 - RAIN THE rain is raining all around, It falls on field and tree, It rains on the umbrellas here, And on the ships at sea.
Page 33 - This little pig went to market. This little pig stayed at home. This little pig had roast beef. This little pig had none. This little pig cried, "Wee, wee!
Page 83 - Two legs sat upon three legs, With one leg in his lap ; In comes four legs, And runs away with one leg. Up jumps two legs, Catches up three legs, Throws it after four legs, And makes him bring back one leg.
Page 117 - Star light, star bright! First star I see tonight. I wish I may, I wish I might, Have the wish I wish tonight.
Page 99 - Pease) Porridge Hot Pease porridge hot, pease porridge cold, Pease porridge in the pot nine days old ; Some like it hot, some like it cold, Some like it in the pot nine days old.
Page 108 - But the rat would not. She went a little farther, and she met a cat. So she said: "Cat, cat, kill rat! Rat won't gnaw rope; Rope won't hang butcher; Butcher won't kill ox; Ox won't drink water; Water won't quench fire; Fire won't burn stick; Stick won't beat dog; Dog won't bite pig; Pig won't get over the stile, And I shan't get home tonight.
Page 44 - Then came the cat and ate the kid That my father bought For two pieces of money. A kid, a kid.
Page iv - ... to self-activity, and finally to devote the evening of his life to the Antioch College experiment. It is this missionary zeal for the school that works so widely and in so many followers today. What enthusiastic teacher is not proud to be called a disciple of Horace Mann?

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