Ada M. Skinner, Frances Gillespy Wickes, Maud Petersham,'s A Child's Own Book of Verse, Book Three PDF

By Ada M. Skinner, Frances Gillespy Wickes, Maud Petersham, Miska Petersham

ISBN-10: 1599150530

ISBN-13: 9781599150536

3rd quantity of A kid's personal ebook of Verse, a three-volume set deliberate to be used in the course of the 4 fundamental years. This strangely positive selection of poetry was once chosen with the kid's pursuits in brain. contains sound rhymes and jingles to entice the ear, descriptive poems to create photos within the imagination, lullabies and lyrics to hot the center, and story-telling poems to stir the mind's eye. Attractively illustrated by way of Maud and Miska Petersham. appropriate for a long time 7 to ten.

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Ring, sing! ring, sing! pleasant Sabbath bells! Chime, rime! chime, rime! through dales and dells! Rime, ring! chime, sing! pleasant Sabbath bells! Chime, sing! rime, ring! over fields and fells! —ROBERT BUCHANAN A Wet Sheet and a Flowing Sea A wet sheet and a flowing sea, A wind that follows fast, And fills the white and rustling sail, And bends the gallant mast; And bends the gallant mast, my boys, While, like the eagle free, Away the good ship flies, and leaves Old England on the lee. " I heard a fair one cry; But give to me the snoring breeze, And white waves heaving high; And white waves heaving high, my boys, The good ship tight and free — The world of waters is our home, And merry men are we.

It goes again. "Dustman, dustman! "Hurry by and let me sleep. When most I wish for you to come, You always creep. " And when I want to play some more, You never then are farther off Than the next door. " He beckles down the echoing curb, A step that neither hopes nor hates Ever disturb. " He never varies from one pace, And the monotony of time Is in his face. " —BLISS CARMAN Cuddle Doon The bairnies cuddle doon at nicht Wi' muckle faucht an' din; O, try an' sleep, ye waukrife rogues, Your father's comin' in.

And when I want to play some more, You never then are farther off Than the next door. " He beckles down the echoing curb, A step that neither hopes nor hates Ever disturb. " He never varies from one pace, And the monotony of time Is in his face. " —BLISS CARMAN Cuddle Doon The bairnies cuddle doon at nicht Wi' muckle faucht an' din; O, try an' sleep, ye waukrife rogues, Your father's comin' in. " Wee Jamie wi' the curly heid— He aye sleeps neist the wa', Bangs up an' cries, "I want a piece"; The rascal starts them a'.

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