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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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Easy poetry, selected poems for schools and families

James Cornwell - 1870
...In life's bright sunny morn To seek a good, a wise supply Before old age comes on. " WELL SPRING." 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 colour bright and fair ; It might have graced a rosy bower Instead of hiding there. Yet...
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Poetry for beginners: a selection of short and easy poems

James Cornwell - 1870
...In life's bright sunny morn To seek a good, a wise supply Before old age comes on. " WELL SPRING." THE VIOLET. DOWN in a green and shady bed A modest violet grew j Its stalk was bent, it hung its head, As if to hide from view. And yet it was a lovely flower, Its...
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Child Life: A Collection of Poems

John Greenleaf Whittier - Children - 1871 - 263 pages
...wind-organ, The bee and the bird, But of Jack in the Pulpit We heard not a word 1 — Clara Smich. 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 colors bright and fair ! It might have graced a rosy bower, Instead of hiding there. Yet...
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The Language and Poetry of Flowers, Issue 272

Flower language - 1873 - 159 pages
...eyes Kissed by the breath of heaven, seem coloured by the skies. While Miss Taylor tells us that :— 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 colour bright and fair; It might have graced a rosy bower, instead of hiding there. Yet...
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A selection of poetry for the use of schools, compiled by W. Osborn, Issue 262

William Osborn (schoolmaster) - 1871
...shown they should be read or committed to memory. POETEY . THE VIOLET. DOWN in a green and shady bed,1 A modest violet grew, Its stalk was bent, it hung...head, As if to hide from view. And yet it was a lovely flower, Its colour bright and fair ; It might have graced a rosy bower, Instead of hiding there. Yet...
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Reading book. New code, 1981. Standard 1, 4-6

Society for promoting Christian knowledge - 1872
...indeed, Who made each pretty thing, I'm sure we ought to love Him much For bringing back the spring. 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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The original Ongar poems for children, by J. and Adelaide Taylor, and others

Ann Taylor - 1872 - 150 pages
...a hint obtain, And take great care indeed, Lest I appear as pert and vain As does 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 colour bright and fair; It might have graced a rosy bower, Instead of hiding there. Yet...
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The New Code, 1871. The reader and speller, by F. Howard and R.M ..., Volume 2

Frederick Howard (assistant master of Stationers' school, London.) - 1872
...her who had felt most for the little bird, and who had so much wished to comfort him. HC ANDERSEN. 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 colour bright and fair; It might have graced a rosy bower, Instead of hiding there. Yet...
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The New code, 1871. The useful knowledge reading books, ed. by E.T. Stevens ...

Edward Thomas Stevens - 1872
...To welcome in the May ; Come, sister, come, away, away, And be the Queen of May. The Golden Wreath. THE VIOLET. Down in a green and shady bed A modest...head, As if to hide from view. And yet it was a lovely fiow'r, Its colour bright and fair; It might have graced a rosy bow'r Instead of hiding there. Yet...
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First (-Sixth) standard reading-book, by J. Colville. [With] Primer, Volume 3

James Colville - 1872
...adorned. Content, satisfied. Tints, colours. Arrayed, decked. Diffused, scattered. Perfume, scent. 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 colours bright and fair ! It might have graced a lady's bower, Instead of hiding there....
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