My Book House: In the nursery
Olive Beaupré Miller
Bookhouse for children, 1920 - Children's literature
An anthology of literature for the youngest children including American and British nursery rhymes, fables, folk tales, poems and stories, as well as from many other sources.
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answered asked baby bear beautiful began birds blue brown build called carry close Cock comes Company cried dear door eyes face farmer father Field flew flowers garden gave Gingerbread Boy give goat gray green hands happy Hare head hill hold jumped keep King knew Lambs land laughed leaves little girl lived looked milk morning Mother Goose Mouse nest never night once opened permission Peter play pretty Pussy Rabbit round sheep shoe side sing sitting Skunk sleep soon squash stand stood stop tail Tale talked teeny-tiny tell things thought tiny told took trees turned voice wait walk Wind wings wish woods
Page 248 - Mary had a little lamb ; Its fleece was white as snow; And everywhere that Mary went The lamb was sure to go.
Page 261 - 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!
Page 33 - As I was going to St. Ives, I met a man with seven wives, Every wife had seven sacks, Every sack had seven cats, Every cat had seven kits — Kits, cats, sacks, and wives, How many were going to St. Ives?
Page 368 - TWINKLE, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are, Up above the world so high, Like a diamond in the sky.
Page 6 - Hey, diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle, The cow jumped over the moon. The little dog laughed to see such sport, And the dish ran away with the spoon!
Page 32 - When will you pay me ? Say the bells of Old Bailey. When I grow rich, Say the bells at Shoreditch.
Page 290 - In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened. And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights...
Page 137 - Wynken and Blynken are two little eyes And Nod is a little head, And the wooden shoe that sailed the skies Is a wee one's trundle bed.
Page 137 - Twas all so pretty a sail, it seemed As if it could not be; And some folk thought 'twas a dream they'd dreamed Of sailing that beautiful sea; But I shall name you the fishermen three : Wynken, Blynken, And Nod. Wynken and Blynken are two little eyes, And Nod is a little head, And the wooden...