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Lessons in English: Based Upon Principles of Literary Interpretation, a ...
W. H. Skinner
No preview available - 2018
Adapted apple asked baby bees birds blue bread bright brook brown called character child Christmas cloud dancing Dick effects experience eyes face father feels felt ferns flowers give given glad grades green ground grow hand happened Harry head hear heard Hill interpret keep kind of hint king lady leaves lesson light Line little girl looked mamma meadow mean milk mind morning mother never nice night paragraph party person pick picture play poor Pose present pretty Pupils purse rain reading selections sentence sing sleep snow soon stopped STUDIES STUDIES EMOTIONAL WORDS STUDIES What hint summer sweet Teacher tell thing thought told took tree violet walking warm wind woods WORDS AND PHRASES
Page 98 - Sweet and low, sweet and low, Wind of the western sea, Low, low, breathe and blow, Wind of the western sea ! Over the rolling waters go, Come from the dying moon, and blow, Blow him again to me ; While my little one, while my pretty one, sleeps.
Page 24 - The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air a solemn stillness holds, Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight, And drowsy tinklings lull the distant folds...
Page 132 - Continuous as the stars that shine And twinkle on the milky way, They stretched in never-ending line Along the margin of a bay: Ten thousand saw I at a glance, Tossing their heads in sprightly dance. The waves beside them danced; but they Out-did the sparkling waves in glee: A poet could not but be gay, In such a jocund company: I gazed— and gazed— but little thought What wealth the show to me had brought: For oft, when on my couch I lie In vacant or in pensive mood, They flash upon that inward...
Page 7 - The dropping of the daylight in the West, The bough of cherries some officious fool Broke in the orchard for her, the white mule She rode with round the terrace— all and each Would draw from her alike the approving speech, Or blush, at least.
Page 120 - 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.
Page 25 - The mountain wooded to the peak, the lawns And winding glades high up like ways to Heaven, The slender coco's drooping crown of plumes, The lightning flash of insect and of bird, The lustre of the long convolvuluses That...
Page 119 - I am old, — so old I can write a letter ; My birthday lessons are done. The lambs play always — they know no better — They are only one times one.
Page 106 - Upon yon tuft of hazel trees, That twinkle to the gusty breeze, Behold him perched in ecstasies, Yet seeming still to hover ; There ! where the flutter of his wings Upon his back and body flings Shadows and sunny glimmerings, That cover him all over.