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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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Literature for Little Folks: Selections from Standard Authors, and Easy ...

Elizabeth Lloyd - Readers - 1876 - 137 pages
...well ; Take me, when I die, to heaven, Happy there with thee to dwell. MARY LUNDIE DUNCAN. THE VIOLET. Its stalk was bent, it hung its 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; with a complete vocabulary; together ...

Language - 1877
...takes us so much trouble to discover) Stands first with most, but always with a lover. Barry Cornwall. THE VIOLET. DOWN in a green and shady bed A modest...flow'r, Its colours bright and fair ; It might have graced a rosy bow'r, Instead of hiding there. Yet there it was content to bloom, In modest tints array...
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Graduated reading. comprising a circle of knowledge. Gradations 1,2, Volume 1

Charles Baker - 1877
...the taste delighting ; And purple Plum, so fair to view, Are equally inviting. 86. THE VIOLET. DOTVX in a green and shady bed, A modest violet grew, Its...flow'r, Its colours bright and fair : It might have graced a rosy bow'r, Instead of hiding there. Yet there it was content to bloom In modest tints array'd...
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Murby's Imperial reader, Book 2

Thomas Murby (publisher.) - 1878
...Worces'-ter peo'-ple pal'-a-ces an'-y-thing fright'-ened e-lev'-en cu'-ri-ous length'-ens in'-stru-ments 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 Children

Samuel Eliot - American poetry - 1879 - 327 pages
...cloud ! Tiny plumes fluttering Make no delay ; Little winged Dandelion Soareth away. HELEN B. BOSTWICK. 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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A picture book for laddies and lassies

Picture book - 1879 - 320 pages
...greatly surprised to find his little friend of former days grown into a tall graceful young lady. 73 |OWN in a green and shady bed A modest violet grew ; Its...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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First (-Fourth) reader

H.J. Infield - 1879
...make any progress at all ; but keep at it. Never forget " That's how." THE VIOLET. 23 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, Its colours bright and fair ; It might have graced a rosy bower,...
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Blackie's comprehensive school series, Issue 4

Blackie and son, ltd - 1879
...home? What did the violet do to show her gratitude? What took place in the evening? 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, Its colour bright and fair; It might have graced a rosy bower. Instead...
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Young Folks ̕book of Poetry: Containing a Collection of the Best Short and ...

Readers and speakers - 1880 - 2100 pages
...streams, my poets are : What other pictures need I see Than God the artist paints for me ? 45 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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Graded Selections for Memorizing: Adapted for Use at Home and in School

John Bradley Peaslee - American literature - 1880 - 184 pages
...moon's calm, tender light; But daisies bloom out in the day, And watch the strong sun on his way. XX. 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 color bright and fair; It might have graced a rosy bower Instead of hiding there. Yet thus...
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