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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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School Work, Volume 2

Education - 1903
...But long it won't be, Don't you know? Don't you see? Unless we are as good as can be ?" — Larcom. 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 Posy Ring: A Book of Verse for Children

American poetry - 1911 - 283 pages
...laugh and upturn All your fronds, little Fern, And rejoice in the beat of the rain ! John B. Tabb. r 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 color bright and fair; It might have graced a rosy bower Instead of hiding there. Yet there...
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Foundation Readers, Book 4

B. Ellen Burke - 1911
...TAYLOR (1783-1824), an English woman, who has given the world a few most beautiful poems on nature. 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; Yet there it was content to bloom, In modest tints arrayed; And...
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The Home Book of Verse, American and English, 1580-1912, Volume 1, Pages 1-456

American poetry - 1915 - 3742 pages
...their care in my breeding, Who taught me betimes to love working and reading." Isaac Watts [1674-1748] 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. Dirty...
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Evenings with Grandpa, Part 1

John Walter Davis - Readers - 1913 - 381 pages
...shad-y bed, A mod-est vi - o - let 2. Yet thus it was con - tent to bloom, In mod - est tinta ar grew, Its stalk was bent, it hung its head, As if to hide from rayed, and there dif-f used a sweet per-fume,With-in the si - lent fair; It might have graced a ro-...
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Songs for Intermediate Grades

San Jose State Normal School - 1916 - 46 pages
...murmurs, falling, rising, Music with the music sweetly harmonizing. THE VIOLET. TEACHER'S EDITION. Down in a green and shady bed, A modest violet grew;...hide from view. And yet it was a lovely flow'r, Its colors bright and fair; It might have graced a rosy bower, Instead of hiding there. Yet there it was...
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The Home and Country Readers: Book one-[four], Book 4

Mary Augusta Laselle - Readers - 1918
...all peacefulness and unity as well as all naturalness of effect. — Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer. THE VIOLET Down in a green and shady bed A modest...As if to hide from view ; And yet it was a lovely flower, With colors bright and fair ; It might have graced a rosy bow'r, Instead of hiding there. Yet...
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The Home Book of Verse, American and English, 1580-1918, Volume 1

American poetry - 1918 - 4009 pages
...their care in my breeding, Who taught me betimes to love working and reading." Isaac Watts [1674-1748] THE VIOLET DOWN in a green and shady bed A modest...was bent, it hung its head, As if to hide from view. • i And yet it was a lovely flower, Its colors bright and fair; It might have graced a rosy bower,...
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The Goose Quill

Louise Robinson - Readers - 1918 - 271 pages
...leaves Rose bush colors wild thorns fragrant buds beautiful THE MONTHS a. Make with your letters : "Down in a green and shady bed A modest violet grew...was bent, it hung its head As if to hide from view." b. Tell the story, "Buttercup Gold." c. Read the poem, "Discontent." d. Tell the story of "Proserpina."...
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The Home and Country Readers: Book One-[four], Volume 4

Mary Augusta Laselle - Democracy - 1918
...hide from view; And yet it was a lovely flower, With colors 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 arrayed, And there diffused a sweet perfume Within its silent shade ; Then let me to the valley go...
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