Second Reading Book

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Schwartz, Kirwin & Fauss, 1897 - Readers (Elementary) - 190 pages

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Page 105 - THE SWING HOW do you like to go up in a swing, Up in the air so blue ? Oh, I do think it the pleasantest thing Ever a child can do ! Up in the air and over the wall, Till I can see so wide, Rivers and trees and cattle and all Over the countryside — Till I look down on the garden green, Down on the roof so brown — Up in the air I go flying again, Up in the air and down ! XXXIV TIME TO RISE A BIRDIE with a yellow bill Hopped upon the window sill, Cocked his shining eye and said : ' Ain't you 'shamed,...
Page 57 - What does little birdie say In her nest at peep of day ? Let me fly, says little birdie, Mother, let me fly away. Birdie, rest a little longer, Till the little wings are stronger. So she rests a little longer, Then she flies away. What does little baby say, In her bed at peep of day ? Baby says, like little birdie, Let me rise and fly away.
Page 184 - See that you despise not one of these little ones: for I say to you, that their Angels in heaven always see the face of my Father, who is in heaven.
Page 88 - Said Mary, one day, To a frolicsome brook, That was running away. " You run on so fast ! I wish you would stay ; My boat and my flowers You will carry away. "But I will run after : Mother says that I may ; For I would know where You are running away.
Page 146 - seven times" over and over, Seven times one are seven. I am old, so old, I can write a letter; My birthday lessons are done; The lambs play always, they know no better; They are only one times one.
Page 145 - Star light, star bright! First star I see tonight. I wish I may, I wish I might, Have the wish I wish tonight.
Page 151 - In a barn she used to frolic, Long time ago. In the barn a little mousie Ran to and fro; For she heard the kitty coming, Long time ago. Two eyes had little kitty Black as a sloe; And they spied the little mousie, Long time ago.
Page 149 - Then hurrah for the flag! our country's flag, Its stripes and white stars too; There is no flag in any land, Like our own "Red, White and Blue!
Page 166 - Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with thy whole heart, with thy whole soul, with thy whole strength, and with thy whole mind; 2d, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.
Page 153 - I cannot feel thee touch my hand, With pressure light and mild, To check me as my mother did, When I was but a child.

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