First Music Reader

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Ginn, 1906 - School songbooks - 126 pages
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Page 115 - Blest with victory and peace, may the heaven-rescued land Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a nation. Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just; And this be our motto :
Page 53 - The Wind I saw you toss the kites on high And blow the birds about the sky; And all around I heard you pass, Like ladies' skirts across the grass O wind, a-blowing all day long, O wind, that sings so loud a song! I saw the different things you did, But always you yourself you hid. I felt you push, I heard you call, I could not see yourself at all O...
Page 11 - Then round and round, and out and in, All day the puzzled sage did spin. In vain ; it mattered not a pin : The pigtail hung behind him. And right and left, and round about, And up and down, and in and out, He turned ; but still the pigtail stout Hung steadily behind him. And though his efforts never slack, And though he twist and twirl and tack, Alas ! still faithful...
Page 114 - Sweet free - dom's song ; To Thee we sing; Land where my fa - thers died ! Land of the I love thy rocks and rills, Thy woods and Let mor - tal tongues a - wake ; Let all that Long may our land be bright With free-dom's Pil-grim's pride ! From ev - 'ry moun-tain side Let free - dom ring.
Page 84 - I HAVE a little shadow that goes in and out with me, And what can be the use of him is more than I can see. He is very, very like me from the heels up to the head ; And I see him jump before me, when I jump into my bed. The funniest thing about him is the way he likes to grow — Not at all like proper children, which is always very slow ; For he sometimes shoots up taller like an india-rubber ball, And he sometimes...
Page 46 - Moon! in the night I have seen you sailing And shining so round and low; You were bright! ah, bright! but your light is failing You are nothing now but a bow. You Moon, have you done something wrong in heaven That God has hidden your face? 1 hope if you have you will soon be forgiven, And shine again in your place.
Page 115 - O'er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming? And the rockets' red glare, the bombs bursting in air, Gave proof thro' the night that our flag was still there.
Page 114 - ry moun-tain side Let free -dom ring! tern - pled hills: My heart with rap - ture thrills Like that a - bove. breathe par-take; Let rocks their si - lence break,— The sound pro -long, ho - ly light; Pro - tect us by Thy might, Great God, our King!
Page 37 - 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 119 - The staff thus marked is called the treble staff. Bars, — vertical lines upon the staff. A Bar is one vertical line. A Double Bar is two vertical lines and sometimes a thick vertical line.

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