Dora and Other Stories; For Youngest Readers

Dora and Other Stories; For Youngest Readers

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ...away? They hardly were dressed, When he took from the nest My three little robins, and left me bereft. 0 wrens! have you seen, in your travels to-day, A very small boy, dressed in jacket of gray, Who carried my three little robins away? He had light-colored hair, And his feet were both bare. Ah, me! he was cruel and mean, I declare. 0 butterfly! stop just one moment, I pray: Have you seen a boy, dressed in jacket of gray, Who carried my three little birdies away? He had pretty blue eyes, And was small of his size: Ah! he must be wicked, and not very wise. 0 bees! with your bags of sweet nectarine, stay: Have you seen a boy, dressed in jacket of gray, And carrying three little birdies away? Did he go through the town, Or go sneaking around Through hedges and by-ways, with head hanging down? 0 boy with blue eyes, dressed in jacket of gray! If you will bring back my three robins to-day, With sweetest of music the gift I'll repay: I'll sing all day long My merriest song, And I will forgive you this terrible wrong. Bobolinks! did you see my birdies and me, How happy we were on the old apple-tree, Until I was robbed of my young, as you see? Oh, how can I sing, Unless he will bring My three robins back to sleep under my wing! North Andover, Mass. Aunt Clara. THE LIGHTHOUSE. The bright blue waves, how grand they are As far as eye-can reach, In circling lines of silvery foam They break along the beach. And look across at yonder point, --See how the lighthouse towers! When darkness comes, a shining light Will cheer the gloomy hours. The sailors watch the beacon-lamp, And keep from danger free: A MERRY TEA-PARTT. They know that jagged rocks are there, Concealed beneath the sea. Are you not glad that kindly hands Have reared the tower so white? When evening..show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236546393
  • 9781236546395