The new explanatory readers. Standard 1-3, 5,6. [With] Home lesson book, Issue 1

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Page 86 - What does little birdie say In her nest at peep of day ? Let me fly, says little birdie, Mother, let me fly away. Birdie, rest a little longer, Till the little wings are stronger. So she rests a little longer, Then she flies away. What does little baby say, In her bed at peep of day ? Baby says, like little birdie, • Let me rise and fly away.
Page 33 - All this day Thy hand has led me, — And I thank thee for thy care ; Thou hast clothed me, warmed and fed me, Listen to my evening prayer. Let my sins be all forgiven ! Bless the friends I love so well ! Take me, when I die, to heaven, Happy there with thee to dwell ! VI.
Page 3 - 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 16 - CHILDREN, do you love each other ? Are you always kind and true ? Do you always do to others As you'd have them do to you ? Are you gentle to each other ? Are you careful, day by day, Not to give offence by actions, Or by anything you say...
Page 52 - Knowest thou how many clouds Every day go floating by? God, the Lord, has counted all ; He would miss one should it fall.
Page 109 - One gentle word that I may speak, Or one kind, loving deed, May, though a trifle, poor and weak, Prove like a tiny seed : And who can tell what good may spring Prom such a very little thing ? Then let me try each day and hour, To act upon this plan ; "What little good is in my power, To do it while I can.
Page 109 - But even now I ought to try To do what good I may ; God never meant that such as I Should only live to play, And talk and laugh, and eat and drink, And sleep and wake and never think.
Page 57 - I'm sure it was a little bird,— Mother, I heard him sing. Look at this little piece of green That peeps out from the snow As if it wanted to be seen,— 'Twill soon be spring, I know.
Page 37 - Oh ! anger is an evil thing. And spoils the fairest face, — It cometh like a rainy cloud Upon a sunny place.. One angry moment often does What we repent for years ; It works the wrong we ne'er make right By sorrow or by tears.
Page 67 - MARY. Because you never lose your things, and always know where to find them. SARAH. And how do you think I always know where to find my things ? MARY.

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