Songs and Rhymes for the Little Ones

Songs and Rhymes for the Little Ones

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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: ...his tea in the pianoforte. Next day the parson went down on his knees, With his wife---but not to pray; Oh, no, 't was to scrape the grease and dirt From the carpet and stairs away. With a slam of the door they are off, girls and boys, And the mother draws breath in the lull of their noise. AFTER SCHOOL. "Don't wake up the baby! Come gently, my dear!" "O mother, I've torn my new dress; just look here! I'm sorry! I only was climbing a wall." " Oh, mother, my map was the nicest of all; And Nelly, in spelling, went up to the head! " "Oh, say, can I go out on the hill with my sled?" "I've got such a toothache! " "The teacher 's unfair!" "Is dinner most ready? I 'm just like a bear!" Be patient, worn mother, they 're growing up fast; These nursery whirlwinds, not long do they last. A still, lonely house would be far worse than noise; Rejoice and be glad in your brave girls and boys. _ 1?. I. Sc/malmasler. A LITTLE bird sat on a twig of a tree, A swinging and singing as glad as could be, And shaking his tail, and smoothing his dress, And having such fun. as you never could guess. And when he had finished his gay little song, He flew down in the street, and went hopping along, This way and that way, with both little feet, While his sharp little eyes looked for something_to eat A little boy said to him: " Little bird, stop, And tell me the reason you go with a hop. Why don't you walk, as boys do, and men, One foot at a time, like a dove or a hen?" Then the little bird went with a hop, hop, hop; And he laughed and he laughed as he never would stop; And he said: "Little boy, there are some birds...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236764641
  • 9781236764645