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" I met a little Elf-man, 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," said he, "As you are big for you. "
The folk-lore readers: book one - Page 89
by Eulalie Osgood Grover - 1905 - 111 pages
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St. Nicholas, Volume 20

Children's literature - 1893
...them — in the air, on the earth, and in the water. A QUICK DIVE FOR A FROG. BY JOHN KENDRICK BANGS. I MET a little Elf-man, once, Down where the lilies blow. I asked him why he was so small And why he did n't grow. He slightly frowned, and with his eye He looked me through and through. " I 'm quite...
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St. Nicholas, Volume 20, Part 2

Children's literature - 1893
...Elf-man, once, Down where the lilies blow, [asked him why he was so small And why he did n't grow. slightly frowned, and with his eye He looked me through and through, 'm quite as big for me," said he, s you are big for you." PHILIP. a ™ IP- C- V- JAMISON. * d.gm *JSi"...
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An American Anthology, 1787-1900: Selections Illustrating the Editor's ...

Edmund Clarence Stedman - American poetry - 1900 - 878 pages
...flowers over one Who fought to save his country, aud whose lot It was to die unknown and rest forgot ? ng up, I hear star- voices say: " You could not reach us if you did not die." did n't grow. He slightly frowned, and with his eye He looked me through and through. " I 'm quite...
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An American Anthology, 1787-1900: Selections Illustrating the Editor's ...

Edmund Clarence Stedman - American poetry - 1900 - 878 pages
...flowers over one 'Who fought to savo his country, and whose lot It was to die unknown and rest forgot ? THE LITTLE ELF I MET a little Elf-man, once, Down...where the lilies blow. I asked him why he was so small Aud why he did n't grow. He slightly frowned, and with his eye He looked me through and through. "...
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The Rational Method in Reading: An Original Presentation of Sight ..., Book 3

Edward Gendar Ward, Ellen E. Kenyon-Warner, William Landon Felter, Mary Anna Ward - Readers - 1900
...roadsid^. Every one of them is wonderful." I met a little Elf-man once, Down where the lili^s blo\^. I asked him why he was so small, And why he didn't grow. He slightly frown^d, and with his eye, He looked me throug^i and throug^i. " I'm just as big for me," said he,...
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New York Education: Devoted to New York State Educational Work and ..., Volume 4

Education - 1901
...thought ; this includes the lesser. — Chicago Institute Course of Study. "I met a little elf man once, Down where the lilies blow ; I asked him why...He slightly frowned, and with his eye He looked me thro' and thro' ; 'I'm quite as big for me,' said he, 'As you are big for you.' " — Selected. Prom...
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An American Anthology, 1787-1900

Edmund Clarence Stedman - 1901 - 878 pages
...flowers over one Who fought to save his country, and whose lot It was to die unknown and rest forgot ? No fantastic carvings show The boast of our vain race to change the form Of thy fair works. did n't grow. He slightly frowned, and with his eye He looked me through and through. " I 'in quite...
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The Posy Ring: A Book of Verse for Children

Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin, Nora Archibald Smith - American poetry - 1903 - 279 pages
...always should say " Please ;" And then you know I'd make it sew, And curtsey with its knees ! "A." r The Little Elf I met a little Elf-man, once, Down...me through and through. " I'm quite as big for me," said he, "As you are big for you." John Kendrick Bangs. r "One, Two, Three"* It was an old, old, old,...
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The Posy Ring: A Book of Verse for Children

Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin, Nora Archibald Smith - American poetry - 1903 - 279 pages
...manners, It always should say " Please ;" And then you know I'd make it sew, And curtsey with its knees ! The Little Elf I met a little Elf-man, once, Down...me through and through. " I'm quite as big for me," said he, " As you are big for you." John Kendrick Bangs. r "One, Two, Three"* It was an old, old, old,...
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Pathways in Nature and Literature: A Second Reader

Sarah Row Christy, Edward Richard Shaw - Natural history - 1903 - 112 pages
...can never find the ElfQueen," she sighed. Mamma said that May was asleep when she saw the elf-man. I met a little elf-man once, Down where the lilies blow. I asked him why he was so small, And why he did not grow. He frowned at me, and with his eye He looked me through and through. " I am as big for...
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