The Folk-lore Readers: Book Two

Atkinson, Mentzer & Grover, 1914 - 159 Seiten

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Seite 83 - As I was going to St. Ives, I met a man with seven wives, Every wife had seven sacks, Every sack had seven cats, Every cat had seven kits — Kits, cats, sacks, and wives, How many were going to St. Ives?
Seite 25 - Monday's child is fair of face, Tuesday's child is full of grace, Wednesday's child is full of woe, Thursday's child has far to go, Friday's child is loving and giving, Saturday's child works hard for its living, And a child that's born on the Sabbath day Is fair and wise and good and gay.
Seite 17 - Come with a whoop, come with a call, Come with a good will or not at all. Up the ladder and down the wall, A half-penny roll will serve us all. You find milk, and I'll find flour, And we'll have a pudding in half an hour.
Seite 99 - GOD bless the master of this house, The mistress, also, And all the little children, That round the table go : And all your kin and kinsfolk. That dwell both far and near ; I wish you a merry Christmas, And a happy new year.
Seite 66 - One step, and then another, And the longest walk is ended ; One stitch and then another, And the largest rent is mended One brick upon another, And the highest wall is made ; One flake upon another, And the deepest snow is laid.
Seite 107 - A SWARM of bees in May Is worth a load of hay; A swarm of bees in June Is worth a silver spoon; A swarm of bees in July Is not worth a fly.
Seite 114 - There was a little man and he had a little gun, And his bullets were made of lead, lead, lead; He went to the brook, and saw a little duck, And shot it through the head, head, head.
Seite 24 - SEE a pin and pick it up, All the day you'll have good luck ; See a pin and let it lay, Bad luck you'll have all the day ! CLX.
Seite 148 - Yes," said the little ones ; and then She went on to explain : "A well-bred duck turns in its toes As I do — try again." "Yes," said the ducklings, waddling on ; "That's better," said their mother ; "But well-bred ducks walk in a row, Straight — one behind another." "Yes," said the little ducks again. All waddling in a row : "Now to the pond," said old Dame Duck — Splash, splash, and in they go.
Seite 47 - Do all the good you can, In all the ways you can, In all the places you can. At all the times you can, To all the people you can, As long as ever you can.

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