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" THE VIOLET. DOWN in a green and shady bed, A modest violet grew ; Its stalk was bent, it hung its head, As if to hide from view. "
A Spelling Book: Containing Exercises in Orthography, Pronunciation, and Reading - Page 104
by William Bolles - 1828
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 1, Part 1

1805
...have been in perusing it. Brevity, as well as merit, induces us to insert the following specimen : "THE VIOLET. ' Down in a green and shady bed : A modest violet grew, It's stalk was bent, it hung its head, As if to hide from view. . And yet it was a lovely flow'r, Its...
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Original Poems: For Infant Minds

Ann Taylor - Children's poetry, English - 1806
...Lest I appear as pert and vain, As is this gaudy weed. THE VIOLET. Down in a green and shady bed .\ modest violet grew, Its stalk was bent, it hung its head, As if to hide from view. 13 And yet it was a lovely flow'r, Its colours bright and fair; It might have grac'da rosy bow'r, Instead...
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Accepted Addresses; Or, Proemium Poetarum: To which are Added, Macbeth ...

Parodies - 1813 - 195 pages
...chime of the Sabbath bells! Each one its creed in music tells.—Page 83. THE VIOLET. JANE TAYLOR. Down in a green and shady bed A modest violet grew;...head, As if to hide from view. And yet it was a lovely flower, Its colors bright and fair! It might have graced a rosy bower Instead of hiding there. Yet...
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Original poems, for infant minds, by several young persons [A. and J. Taylor ...

Ann Taylor - 1818
...hint obtain, And take great care indeed, Lest I appear as pert and vain As is this gaudy weed." /ANE. THE VIOLET. DOWN in a green and shady bed, A modest...violet grew, Its stalk was bent, it hung its head, And yet it was a lovely flow'r, Its colours bright and fair ; It might have grac'da rosy bow'r, Instead...
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Original Poems, for Infant Minds, Volume 2

Jane Taylor, Ann Taylor - Children - 1821 - 180 pages
...hint obtain, And take great care indeed, Lest 1 should grow as pert and vain, As is this gaudy weed. THE VIOLET. DOWN in a green and shady bed A modest violet grew, Its stalk was bent, it bung its head, As if to hide from view: And yet it was a lovely flower, Us colours bright ami fair;...
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Introductory English reading book

William Jillard Hort - Readers - 1822 - 171 pages
...we a hint obtain To take great care indeed, Lest we appear as pert and vain As is this gaudy weed. THE VIOLET. Down in a green and shady bed, A modest...violet grew ; Its stalk was bent, it hung its head, 1 As if to hide from view. And yet it was a lovely flower, Its colours bright and fair, It might have...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 4

1824
...all the way,. And gave their little skill;— And teaches children if they pray, To do his holy will. THE VIOLET. DOWN in a green and shady bed, A modest...have grac'da rosy bow'r,. Instead of hiding there. 18 Yet there it was content to bloom, In modest tints array'd; And there diffus'd its sweet perfume,...
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Original Poems for Infant Minds: Vol. I

Jane Taylor, Ann Taylor - Children's poetry - 1827 - 100 pages
...obtain, And take great care indeed, Lest I appear as pert and vain As does this gaudy weed. JANE. L3 THE VIOLET. DOWN in a green and shady bed, A modest...head, As if to hide from view. And yet it was a lovely flowV, Its colours bright and fair ; It might have graced a rosy bow'r, Instead of hiding there. Yet...
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The Primary Class Book: A Selection of Easy Lessons in Reading, for the ...

Thomas J. Lee - Readers - 1827 - 179 pages
...care indeed, Lest I should grow as pert and vain, As is this gaudy weed. LESSON LII. THE VIOLET. 1. DOWN in a green and shady bed A modest violet grew,...was bent, it hung its head, As if to hide from view. 2. And yet it was a lovely flower, 3. Yet there it was content to bloom, In modest tints array'd; And...
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Original Poems for Infant Minds

Ann Taylor, Jane Taylor - Children's poetry, English - 1830 - 144 pages
...think itself the best Of all the flowers around. I should grow as pert and vain, As is this gaudy weed. THE VIOLET. DOWN in a green and shady bed, A modest...head, As if to hide from view. And yet it was a lovely flower, Its colours bright and fair ; It might have graced a rosy bower, Instead of hiding there. Yet...
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