Wheeler's Graded Readers Volume 3

Wheeler's Graded Readers Volume 3

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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. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...now! That little vine grew there just to bring joy to my little girl and hope to me." The happy mother smiled at the pretty green vine as if it had been an angel from God. In a day or two the little girl sat up in her bed. She wanted to be near the vine for the little bud was now a beautiful pink blossom. The sick girl kissed the pretty pink leaves. "They are like angels' wings," she said. "God planted that pea to make you get well," said the mother. Would you like to know where the other peas went? The birds ate three of them. One fell into a well and died there. But God had work for the other one to do. It was like one of His angels sent to make the poor little sick girl well and happy. () 81 LONGFELLOW'S HOUSE. Cambridge first horrid stairs elm Washington front pleasant study verse Massachusetts broad forehead above frolic Isn't this a pleasant house? There is a large lawn in front of it, and the grass is very soft and green. See the old elm trees growing near it. If these old trees could only talk, they could tell us many things. This was Mr. Longfellow's house in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It is a very old house. George Washington once lived in it. Mr. Longfellow lived in it for many years. His study was at the right of the door, and he wrote many of his poems there. Mr. Longfellow's children were born in Cambridge. He had three little girls and two boys. They loved their father dearly, and he loved them and made them very happy. He used to write them little letters, and he sometimes wrote little poems about them. His little girl Edith had bright blue eyes and long golden curls. Her father once wrote this verse about her: --"There was a little girl Who had a little curl Right down in the middle of her forehead....show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236590791
  • 9781236590794