The Miller-Kinkead Lessons in English Volume 1

The Miller-Kinkead Lessons in English Volume 1

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...to a Quaker meeting. Be careful to tell the incidents given under each topic in the right order. Written Exercise--Seat Work Write one paragraph, giving the story of Franklin's breakfast. The title may be, --Franklin's Breakfast History Stories In your history work you will learn about many great men, and you will like to write the story of their lives. You may make three paragraphs, like this, --1. His boyhood. 2. What he did as a man. 3. Why we remember him. LESSON XCI I OCTOBER'S BRIGHT BLUE WEATHER (A poem to learn) 0 sun and skies and clouds of June And flowers of June together, Ye cannot rival for one hour October's bright blue weather. When loud the bumblebee makes haste, Belated, thriftless vagrant, And goldenrod is dying fast, And lanes with grapes are fragrant; When gentians roll their fingers tight To save them for the morning, And chestnuts fall from satin burs Without a sound of warning; When on the ground red apples lie In piles like jewels shining, And redder still on old stone walls Are leaves of woodbine twining; When all the lovely wayside things Their white-winged seeds are sowing, And in the fields, still green and fair, Late aftermaths are growing; When springs run low, and on the brooks, In idle, golden freighting, Bright leaves sink noiseless in the hush Of woods, for winter waiting; When comrades seek sweet country haunts, By twos and twos together, And count like misers, hour by hour, October's bright blue weather. 0 sun and skies and flowers of June Count all your boasts together, Love loveth best of all the year October's bright blue weather. Helen Hunt Jackson. Copyright, by Little, Brown & Company. Conversation What two months are compared in this poem? What is meant by bright blue weather? Where have you seen...show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236622472
  • 9781236622471