Reading with Expression Volume 3

Reading with Expression Volume 3

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ... a pretty bow. We'll always say, 'Yes, if you please, ' And 'Only half of that!' " "Then go, my darling children," Said the happy Mother Cat. The five little pussy cats went out to tea, Their heads were smooth and glossy, Their tails were hanging free; They held their things as they'd been told, And tried to be polite--With snowy bibs beneath their chins They were a pretty sight. But, alas for manners beautiful, And coats as soft as silk! The moment that the little kits Were asked to take some milk, They dropped their spoons, forgot to bow, And--what do you think?--They put their noses in the cups And all began to drink! Yes, every naughty little kit Began to mew for more, Then knocked the teacups over, And scampered through the door. Learn this and speak it: --A child should always say what's true And speak when he is spoken to, And behave mannerly at table, At least as far as he is able. WHEN LINCOLN WAS YOUR AGE 1. THE HoUSE HE LIVED IN cabin bedroom fireplace kettles boards kitchen dishes benches In the midst of some wild woods in Indiana there once stood a log cabin which many people still like to talk about. They talk about it because-it was the home of Abraham Lincoln when he was a boy. It was a small house and not at all pretty. The walls were of logs laid one above another; and the roof was of rough boards held in place by long, heavy poles. There was only one room in the cabin. It was used as kitchen, sitting room, and bedroom, all at the same time.. Above this room there was a little, low loft where the boys slept at night. In one end of the room there was a big fireplace, built of flat stones with clay between them. The chimney was outside of the cabin. It was made of...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236756355
  • 9781236756350