Primary Education Volume 4

Primary Education Volume 4

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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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...if it were not for your gorgeous color? I could not see you here among the grasses." "And what should I do for a pollen bearer if it were not.or you?" laughed the lily. "Nobody can alight so daintily upon my down-hanging pistils and stamens as you can, I am sure." "The farmer's wife doesn't like to have me cut those little round disks from her rose leaves," said the bee; "but you see, that is because she does n't understand. "But I have to get those disks for my little megies. You see it is like this: I burrow a nice round hole in some soft wood tree for megies' home. Of course they need a soft bed, so I go out then and cut with my nice little scissors these little disks to lay in the bottom of the hole. When I have cut enough to make a nice bed and to have the walls nicely lined, then I lay the little eggs there. These will be the little megies by and by. Then I put in the pollen food that you give me all around the egg, cover it over with more disks, and go away while the megies grow into real bees. "I don't know what my babies would do without your pollen, dear lily," the bee said. "How very strange," thought the lily; "and if it were not for you, how could we lilies send our pollen to each other? This is a very beautiful world. Everything seems arranged just right." Physical Exercises When the little bodies grow tired and restless, have the work put aside for a moment and let the children play that they are the wind. First, with hands placed before their mouths after the manner of a trumpet, they blow long and hard as does the North wind, then shivering they fold their arms about them and go to sleep. Now the South wind blows with gentle breath. The eyes open, ...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 662g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236939174
  • 9781236939173