Jolly Plays for Holidays; A Collection of Christmas Entertainments

Jolly Plays for Holidays; A Collection of Christmas Entertainments

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...is roguish Willie, One is Tom and one is Billie; Full of fun and a little bit silly--Three little April Fools. Time. April Fool's Day, surely thou hast a place! We love thy smiling, roguish, merry face; Thou standest for good nature, mirth and fun, A day that should appeal to every one. All work and no play make a sad, dull boy; April Fool's Day, thou addest to our joy! (The three boys scamper to their places, laughing merrily as they go.) (Day and Night turn Calendar to May.) Herald. Memorial Day! Memorial Day's Song (Air, "Marching Through Geargia"). Come and sing Memorial Day that honors our brave dead; Come and sing the heroes who so nobly fought and bled; Come and lay the immortelles on every grassy bed, While we remember our soldiers. We love, we love our heroes bold and brave; We love, we love each green and hallowed grave; We love our great and glorious flag, whose colors brightly wave Over the graves of our soldiers. Time. Memorial Day, thou'rt sad; yet glorious too, Commemorating both the Gray and Blue. For Memory thou standest! 'tis a claim That urges strongly thy fair right to fame. (Memorial Day glides slowly to her place, and Day and Night turn the Calendar to June.) Herald. Commencement Day! Commencement Day's Song (Air, "A Wandering Minstrel I"). Commencement Day am I, in cap and gown appareled, My college songs I've caroled, My themes I have declaimed. Commencement Day am I, I've my diplomas given, The college bonds I've riven, Commencement Day am I. Time. Commencement Day, with outlook fair and bright, Toward a long future stretching out of sight, Ambition is thy standard! To our youth Thou bringest glorious strivings toward the truth. (Commencement Day bows prettily and takes her place with the...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123699194X
  • 9781236991942